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Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Laura Fallert

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box yellow cake mix
1/2 cup margarine
4 eggs
8 ounces cream cheese
1 pound powdered sugar
1teaspoon vanilla
dash of salt

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
Combine cake mix, margarine, 2 eggs, and salt using electric mixer.
Spread in bottom of greased 9" x 13" pan.
To make topping, mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, 2 eggs, and vanilla with electric mixer.
Spread over cake mixture.
Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. Cool.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The Gooey Butter Cake originated in the 1930s. According to legend, a German baker added the wrong proportions of ingredients n the coffee cake batter he was making. It turned into a gooey, pudding like filling.

 

 

 

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