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Betty's Gooey Butter Cake--Great For Easter! ☼

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In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Gooey Butter Cake. This cake originated in St. Louis, Missouri. It is very easy to make, particularly with the use of a packaged cake mix. If you are looking for an easy, great-tasting cake for Easter, this might be it!
Ingredients
  Cooking oil spray 1 Teaspoon
For the base
  Yellow cake mix packet 18 1⁄4 Ounce
  Eggs 1 , divided (1+2)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted, cooled, divided (1 stick)
For the top
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 16 Ounce (powdered sugar or icing sugar)
  Eggs 2
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a 13-inch by 9-inch by 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine yellow cake mix, egg, and melted butter. Using an electric mixer, beat until mixed.
4. Into the baking dish transfer the mixture and press it firmly and evenly. Set aside.
5. In a separate mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy.
6. Add eggs, vanilla, and melted butter. Beat to combine.
7. Gradually add confectioner's sugar and beat well.
8. Spread the mixture evenly over the base and pop it in the preheated oven. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow it to cool.

SERVING
9. Cut into slices and serve.

TIPS
You can keep the cake in refrigerator for a couple of days.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Missouri
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Easter
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Looking for dessert recipes for Easter? Watch this video here to know how to make a creamy and delicious butter cake. This cake is rich in taste and amazingly flavorful. A perfect five on five recipe!

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