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Gooey Butter Cake III

"This cake uses a cake mix to make a crust, over which there is a cream cheese layer. Easy to make."
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Ingredients

servings 334 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 - 9 x 13 inch cake)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix cake mix, melted butter or margarine, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 eggs with a spoon. Pat into a 9 X 13 inch pan.
  3. Mix cream cheese, 2 eggs, and 1 teaspoon vanilla with an electric mixer. Slowly beat in confectioner's sugar. Pour over cake layer.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 334 calories; 13.9 g fat; 49.5 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g protein; 69 mg cholesterol; 278 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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WE HAVE MADE THIS RECIPE SINCE THE EARLY 80'S. IT IS ALWAYS A BIG HIT. FOR A DIFFERENT TASTE YOU CAN ADD COCONUT AND/OR CHOPPED PECANS TO THE "CRUST" MIXTURE. THIS CAKE IS MUCH BETTER IF ALLO...

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Beware if you don't like really sweet things! I thought it was an awful lot of sugar when I was making them, and I was right. I brought them to work, and after eating them, we re-named them "s...

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WE HAVE MADE THIS RECIPE SINCE THE EARLY 80'S. IT IS ALWAYS A BIG HIT. FOR A DIFFERENT TASTE YOU CAN ADD COCONUT AND/OR CHOPPED PECANS TO THE "CRUST" MIXTURE. THIS CAKE IS MUCH BETTER IF ALLO...

Delicious! Helpful tip: others complained about the difficulty of getting the dough into the pan - just mix it all in the pan and it spreads easily.

Oh Yeah! I know I have died and gone to heaven with this Cake. Absolutely the best cake and I know that my co-workers will simply rave about this cake. You simply cannot appreciate how good this...

The search has stopped here. This is the best butter cake. I made it the first time according to the original recipe and found the base too dry and the cheese topping too sweet. The second time,...

This is by far the best version! ANd, it is better to use golden yellow cake mix than a butter yellow cake mix!!!!

Excellent! It brought back memories of growing up in St. Louis and having Gooey Butter cake on weekend mornings. I served it at a gathering for some of my east coast friends who had never heard ...

Beware if you don't like really sweet things! I thought it was an awful lot of sugar when I was making them, and I was right. I brought them to work, and after eating them, we re-named them "s...

We call it ooey gooey butter cake and we love it. I have found that the cake bottom can be too dry. What I do is after the cream cheese mixture is poured into the pan I take my butter knife an...

I have looked for this recipe for ages! WONDERFUL! My husband took one taste and almost died of happiness! It's like a cross between cheesecake and moist cake. If you want to cut the sweet a...