Cookbook:Gooey Butter Cake

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Gooey Butter Cake
Category Dessert recipes
Servings 12
Time 1 hour

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes

Gooey Butter Cake - This rich desert originates from Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.


  • 18.25 oz box of yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 oz butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 lb confectioners sugar


  1. Mix box of yellow cake mix, one egg and four oz of butter to create a stiff dough.
  2. Spray a 9" x 13" pan with oil. Spread the dough evenly in the pan, and up the sides.
  3. Melt the remaining butter, and mix the remaining ingredients to create the filling, adding the cream cheese and then the confectioner's sugar last. Gently warming the cream cheese aids mixing.
  4. Pour the filling into the crust, and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Allow to cool and firm.