Chocolate Decadence Gooey Butter Cake

Chocolate Decadence Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

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Angie Allen


I enjoy experimenting with Gooey Butter Cakes for different occassions. When my office had a "Chocolate Decadence Day" I knew I wanted to try something really special. We have a lot of dark chocolate fans, so I went as dark as possible. It disappeared very quickly. It's now a favorite at our pot luck luncheons.


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15 Min
30 Min


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  • CAKE

  • 1 box
    chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 jar(s)
    hershey special dark topping
  • 1 lb
    powdered sugar

How to Make Chocolate Decadence Gooey Butter Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl of electric mixer, combine cake ingredients. Spread in prepared pan.
  3. In a large bowl of electric mixer, combine filling ingredients until well incorporated. Spread over cake layer.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Don't over bake; the middle should be a little jiggly. Top with whipped cream, if desired.

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About Chocolate Decadence Gooey Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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