The instrument at 2:16 is a melodica. More information below.
CAKE's official music video for "The Distance," off their 1996 album, Fashion Nugget.
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Credit goes to sgtrlee for this video. Wherever you are man, I appreciate all the videos you had on Stage6. This one's for you (and from you).
Q: What's the instrument at 2:16?
A: That instrument is a melodica. To be more specific, it's a compact green HM-900 Soprano Hohner Melodica:
Find out more about this fascinating wind instrument here: