Double Chocolate Strawberry Gooey Butter Cake

Robin Lieneke

By
@icook65

I specialize in Gooey Butter Cakes and I make 58 different flavors. This one is one of my best sellers and my favorite. Using fresh fruit makes such a difference in flavor!! It is rich creamy deliciousness.


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Serves:

15-18

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Oooey, gooey and oh so creamy, this cake is such a treat. This is like a chocolate covered strawberry, in cake form. My chocolate chips didn't swirl as lovely as I would have liked them to. We ended up spreading them on top of the cake in the Test Kitchen and it was just as delicious!

Ingredients

1 box
milk chocolate cake mix
4
eggs
2 stick
butter - separated, melted
1 pkg
cream cheese 8 oz.
1 lb
powdered sugar
1/3 c
cocoa powder
1/2 c
strawberries, frozen, thawed and drained well
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
strawberry preserves, heated for drizzling
1/3 c
mini chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together dry cake mix, 1 egg and 1 stick of melted butter until a smooth dough forms. Press in the bottom of a buttered 9x13 pan.
2
In the same bowl, mix remaining eggs, cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, the second stick of butter (melted) and strawberries until smooth and creamy.
3
Pour on top of dough in pan. Drizzle with strawberry preserves and swirl to make it pretty. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Don't over bake, you want the middle to be a little bit jiggly, it will set as it cools.
4
As soon as you remove the cake from the oven, sprinkle with the mini chocolate chips. after about 3 minutes when they are soft, use a spoon or knife to swirl the melted chips on the top. Serve with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids