Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

Shelly Pruett

By
@shellyp09

My Mom made this for years and has shared the recipe with many people, including my aunt, who gave it to her children, who modified the recipe and have opened a Gooey Butter Cake Bakery!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 65 votes
Comments:
Serves:
several
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The buttery flavor of this cake is so good that I just couldn't stop going back for more!

Ingredients

4 large
eggs
1 stick
butter
1 box
yellow cake mix
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
2 c
or 1 box powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350F.

2Mix together dry cake mix, butter, and 2 eggs and press into a greased 9" x 13" cake pan, pushing the sides up slightly to hold the filling.

3For filling: Mix cream cheese, remaining 2 eggs, and powdered sugar, till smooth.

4Pour filling into crust and bake for 35 minutes.

5Let cool. Serve at room temperature. Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American