Gooey Butter Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 379.6
  • Total Fat: 20.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 92.3 mg
  • Sodium: 270.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Introduction

I grew up on this recipe from my Dad's family, who is from St. Louis (where the recipe originated). WARNING: It's horrible for you and terribly addicting! :-D I grew up on this recipe from my Dad's family, who is from St. Louis (where the recipe originated). WARNING: It's horrible for you and terribly addicting! :-D
Number of Servings: 15

Ingredients

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

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

Directions

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.

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DLSHIPLETT.

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