The Devil’s Gooey Butter Cake

The Devil's Gooey Butter Cake


  • 1 box Devil’s Food cake mix
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (1 box)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Preheat oven to 350 degrees 

Grease a 9×13 inch baking pan. I do a layer of butter with a dusting of flour for all my cakes. Tap away any big clumps of flour over the sink.

Mix cake mix, melted butter and one egg. It should come together in to a ball. Pat gently into the bottom of the pan with your clean fingers.

Mix cream cheese, vanilla, salt, 2 eggs and powdered sugar with hand or stand mixer until well blended. 

Pour on top of the bottom layer. Do NOT mix the two layers together. 

cake pre baked.

Bake for 40-45 minutes until golden brown. 

Cake after baked

Sprinkle with powdered sugar once the cake is cooled. 

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