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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1Cake: 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.
2Filling: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.
3Spread 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