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Gooey Butter Cake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword gooey butter cake



  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup melted butter 1 stick


  • 8 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 1/2 cup melted butter 1 stick
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla


  1. Combine (crust ingredients) cake mix, egg, and melted butter in a large mixing bowl

  2. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish and set aside

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  4. Mix together cream cheese, butter, eggs, and vanilla

  5. Once mixed, add powdered sugar and combine

  6. After combined whip the mixture for 2 minutes with a paddle attachment

  7. Fill baking dish with the mixture and bake for 45 minutes

  8. Allow to cool completely before cutting and serving

Recipe Notes

*Once cooked the top will brown uniformly and will crackle