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Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amy Cooper Acklen
Added: Monday, March 30, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 (18 1/4-oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix
1 egg
8 T. butter, melted

Filling:
1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
8 T. butter, melted
1 (16-oz.) box powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Combine the cake mix, egg, and butter; mix well with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9" x 13" baking pan. In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth; add the eggs, vanilla and butter; beat together. Add the powdered sugar; mix well. Spread over cake batter and bake for 40-50 min. Make sure not to over bake as the center should be a little gooey.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Amy is the wife of John Michael Acklen and the granddaughter-in-law of Bobby Ray and Geneva (Andrews) Hollenshead.

 

 

 

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