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Kaldi's Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

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cup (1 stick or 8 tablespoons) butter, softened to room temperature
1 egg
1 teaspoons vanilla
3 tablespoons water
1 box yellow cake mix
cup all-purpose flour

12 ounces cream cheese (1 packages), softened to room temperature
3 eggs
teaspoon vanilla
1 pounds (about 5 cups) powdered sugar plus more for dusting

Preheat oven to 300 F. Grease or coat a 13x9x2 metal baking pan with cooking spray.

To prepare crust:
In mixing bowl, combine the butter, egg, and vanilla; beat with an electric mixer until well blended. Add water, cake mix, and flour; beat until well combined. Pat into the bottom of the prepared of the 13x9x2 greased baking pan.

To prepare filling:
In mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add 3 eggs and vanilla and beat until combined. Gradually add the powdered sugar, beating just until well blended and smooth. Pour topping over the crust and spread evenly.

Bake at 300 F for 50 to 55 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool completely. Dust top with 3 to 4 tablespoons of powdered sugar prior to serving.




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