Southern Gooey Butter Cake

3
Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

How to Make Southern Gooey Butter Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Combine the cream cheese, powdered sugar and the remaining 2 eggs. Mix well and pour over the top of the cake batter.
  • 3Bake 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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About Southern Gooey Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern




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