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Paula Deen's Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Paula Deen
4.50 from 4 votes
Course Dessert


  • Cake:
  • 1 18 1/4- ounce package yellow cake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 16 tablespoons melted butter divided
  • Filling:
  • 1 8- ounce package cream cheese softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 16- ounce box powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine the cake mix, egg, and 8 TBL butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Press the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 baking pan.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the eggs, 8 TBL butter and vanilla 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.
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