Gooey Butter Cake~Paula Dean


1 18 1/4-ounce package yellow cake mix
1 egg
8 tablespoons butter, melted

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 16-ounce box powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine the cake mix, egg, and butter and mix well with an electric mixer.  Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13 by 9-inch baking pan.  Prepare Filling

In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.  Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter and beat together.

Next, add the powdered sugar and mix well.  Spread over cake batter and bake for 40 to 50 minutes.  Make sure not to over bake as the center should be a little gooey.

Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 40 min
Difficulty: Easy

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7 Responses to Gooey Butter Cake~Paula Dean

  1. Joy says:

    Oh yummy. So Nik, when do you plan to make me this cake??? It sounds delicious.

  2. Ellen says:

    oh this sounds so yummie. And on top of that, easy to make. Thanks Joy!

  3. starlaschat says:

    It does look good and cream cheese too yummy.:+)

  4. Karen Joy says:

    This is perfect timing.Just yesterday I was searching my cupboards, wanting to bake something and I didnt have my car to run to the store….I have all these ingredients though.Sounds yummo!!

    • Nikki says:

      Please tell me how you liked it. I can’t wait to try it!

      • Karen Joy says:

        I will!It was funny cause when I looked in my cupboard I thought I had bought a pecan cake mix(which is the only boxed cake I buy)and it was a vanilla one,so I was wondering what to do with it!So thanx!

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