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southern gooey butter cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anita Hoffman
Holland, PA

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

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southern gooey butter cake

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

How To Make southern gooey butter cake

  • 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.

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