Gooey Butter Cake

Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

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Brittany A


From Paula Deen. First time I made this, I gave out to the neighbors. Everyone loved it, even had some of the neighbor kids run up to me saying how good it was!


★★★★★ 2 votes

40 Min


  • 18 1/4 oz
    yellow cake mix (1 box)
  • 1
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 8 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 16 oz
    powdered sugar

How to Make Gooey Butter Cake


  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F
  2. Combine cake mix, 1 egg, and butter. Mix well and then pat mixture on a greased 13 x 9 in baking pan. (This is the crust)
  3. In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add 2 eggs, vanilla, butter and beat together.
  4. Add powdered sugar and mix well, spread mixture over cake mix
  5. Bake 40-50 min, center should be a little gooey.
  6. Let cake cool then dust cake with powdered sugar and enjoy!

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About Gooey Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #butter #gooey

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