Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

Gooey Butter Cake Recipe: Simple gooey butter cake includes a crumbly cake crust with a gooey cream cheese topping that is completely addicting! Gooey butter cake starts with simple ingredients for two gooey layers.

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Gooey Butter Cake Recipe


  • 1 (15.25-ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • powdered sugar to sprinkle


  1. Grease a 9×13 pan and turn oven to 350°F.
  2. Blend cake mix, 1 egg, and butter until smooth. Press into your greased 9×13 pan.
  3. Blend cream cheese, 2 eggs, vanilla and powdered sugar until creamy and smooth. Spread over your the first mixture in your pan.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 40-45 minutes or until edges are golden brown (middle may sink in a bit).
Top with powdered sugar and ENJOY!


  1. STORE this gooey butter cake recipe at room temperature in an airtight container for 2-3 days or in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.
  2. FREEZE this treat to eat at a later time by first wrapping it tightly with plastic wrap. Then keep it in a freeze-safe container or bag. It should last for 4-5 months in the freezer.


Calories: 384kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 4gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 457mgPotassium: 61mgSugar: 38gVitamin A: 550IUCalcium: 118mgIron: 1.2mg
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