Chess Cake


This chess cake is very rich and is great to take to gatherings.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins
1 9x13-inch cake


  • 1 tablespoon flour, or as needed to coat the pan

  • 1 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix

  • 4 large eggs, divided

  • 1 cup butter, melted, divided

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch pan.

  2. Mix together cake mix, 2 eggs, and 1/2 cup melted butter in a large bowl. Pour into the prepared pan.

  3. Beat cream cheese in another bowl until smooth. Blend in remaining 1/2 cup melted butter and 2 eggs. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Pour over cake mixture already in the pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

378 Calories
19g Fat
49g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 378
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 314mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 57mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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