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baking tuesday – gooey butter cake – townie

ive made gooey cakes before – but i dont think they ever came out truly right..  this time this gooey butter cake came out right!  more than right.. it’s DELICIOUS!  its gone already!  so good — go make it now 🙂

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Bars

adapted from some kitchen stories


1 box of yellow cake mix (1 pound)
4 ounces of butter, melted
3 eggs
8 ounces of cream cheese, softened
2 cups of powdered sugar
1 tsp. of vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 350 F. spray an 8 x 8 inch pan with baking spray.

2. Make the base first: mix together cake mix, butter and 1 egg.

3. Pat into pan, create an even layer.

4. Make the ooey gooey layer: Cream together the cream cheese, 2 eggs, sugar and vanilla.

5. Pour gooey layer over cake layer, spread to edges.

6. Bake for 45 minutes or until edges are golden brown, center should be a creamy yet solid consistency like cheesecake or heaven.

7. Cool completely in pan before cutting with a clean, dry knife.

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