Gooey Butter Cake


Total Time: 50 mins

Prep Time: 10 mins

Bake Time: 40 mins

Yield: 16 servings



    • 1 box yellow cake mix 
    • 1 stick of butter, melted 
    • 4 eggs, divided 
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract, divided 
    • 1 (8oz) package cream cheese 
    • 4 cups powdered sugar 



    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees 
    2. Whisk butter, eggs, and 1tsp vanilla in a mixing bowl 
    3. Add in the cake mix, it will be very thick. 
    4. Use a rubber spatula to spread the cake mixture onto the bottom of a buttered 9x13 in baker. 
    5. In another bowl using a hand mixer, or a stand mixer, mix the cream cheese, 2 eggs, and 1tsp vanilla. 
    6. Slowly beat in the powdered sugar until nice and smooth. 
    7. Pour over the cake layer 
    8. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the top is golden brown. 
    9. Cool before serving. 




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