Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

Absolutely wonderful pumpkin dessert. Easier to make than pumpkin pie. This is an awesome classic from Paula Dean.
Photo adapted from Food.com.


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
(18 ounces) yellow or spice cake mix
1
egg
8 Tbsp
butter, melted

FILLING

1 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 can(s)
(15 ounces) pumpkin
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
8 Tbsp
butter, melted
3/4 box
(12 ounces) powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg only if using yellow cake mix

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cake: Combine cake mix, egg and butter and mix well.
Mixture will be stiff.
Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13 X 9 inch baking pan.
2
Filling:In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth.
Add the eggs, vanilla and butter and beat together.
Next, add the powdered sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix well.
3
Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes.
Make sure not to over bake, as the center should be a little gooey
Serve with whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American