Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

1
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

How to Make Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

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.

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About Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American