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Double-Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Deen

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted, plus additional for pan
1 package chocolate cake mix
3 large eggs
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3-4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
1 box confectioner's sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 and place rack in center. Lightly butter a 13 X 9 baking pan. In large bowl, stir together cake mix, 1 egg and 1/2 cup butter until combined well; evenly pat into prepared pan and set aside.

In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Beat in remaining 2 eggs and the cocoa powder until combined well. Reduce speed to low and add sugar; beat until combined well. Gradually beat in remaining 1/2 cup butter and the vanilla; beat until smooth. Fold in nuts with a rubber spatula and spread over cake mixture in pan.

Bake until set around edges but center is a little gooey, 40-50 minutes (do not overbake). Transfer cake in pan to wire rack and let cool slightly before cutting.

 

 

 

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