Shelly Pruett Recipe

Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

By Shelly Pruett 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!


Recipe Rating:
 65 Ratings
Serves:
several
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

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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
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1 box
yellow cake mix
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
2 c
or 1 box powdered sugar
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F.
2
Mix 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.
3
For filling: Mix cream cheese, remaining 2 eggs, and powdered sugar, till smooth.
4
Pour filling into crust and bake for 35 minutes.
5
Let cool. Serve at room temperature. Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

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