Southern Gooey Butter Cake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

This moist, delicious, rich cake is so easy to make. This cake is my family's favorite. Equally as good without the pecans.
Photo adapted from Allrecipes.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
(18 ounces) yellow cake mix
4
eggs
1/2 c
butter
1 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3/4 c
chopped pecans
3 c
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine yellow cake mix, 2 eggs and the butter. Mix well. The batter will be stiff. Spread the batter into a greased 13 X 9 inch baking pan.
Sprinkle pecans over batter.
2
Combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar and the remaining 2 eggs. Mix well and pour over the top of the cake batter.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until top of cake is lightly browned.
Cool about 2 hours before cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern