Gooey Butter Cake II

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  • Published Jul 14th
  • Servings24
  • Calories247
Really good and sweet dessert I got from a friend.

Gooey Butter Cake II Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Gooey Butter Cake II for 24 servings:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar

Gooey Butter Cake II Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Gooey Butter Cake II easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9x13 inch cake pan.
  2. 2 Melt the butter or margarine. Stir melted butter or margarine along with 1 egg into the cake mix. Press into prepared pan.
  3. 3 In a large bowl mix cream cheese, almond extract, confectioner's sugar, and the remaining 2 eggs beat for 3 minutes with an electric mixer set on medium high speed. Spread over top of cake mixture.
  4. 4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 50 minutes and until browned on top. Allow cake to cool before cutting.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 247 calories; 10.2 grams of fat; 37 grams of carbohydrates; 2.5 grams of protein; 44 milligrams of cholesterol; 205 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 17th 2008

    wow this is actualy paula deens recipe.she says it is her most popular dessert!she says:"1. for the holidays add a 15 ounce can of pumpkin to the filling; add cinnamon and nutmeg.2. add ...

  2. Dec 31st 2007

    I made this in 1999, when V. Monte originally had it posted on " presents" (Does still exist?) It goes by many names, and has many variations --c ...

  3. Jul 16th 2006

    I have made this dessert several times recently for large groups of people, and everyone has loved it. I also think 4 cups of sugar is too much, so I used 3. Next time I will only use 2.5.

  4. Sep 6th 2005

    This cake is more commonly known as "ChessCake".

  5. Nov 26th 2004

    I turned this cake into a Thanksgiving Day dessert by adding a can of pumpkin to the cream cheese mixture, along with a teaspoon of cinnamon and nutmeg and used vanilla in lieu of the almond ...

  6. Feb 26th 2004

    I have made a similar recipe for years, but I combine the cake mix with 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter and one egg. To the softened cream cheese, I add 1/2 cup of melted unsalted butter, 2 ...

  7. Apr 18th 2003

    This was fantastic. I baked it for a little less than the recipe called for, maybe 5-10 minutes less. Next time I will make sure that I don't forget to hit the sides of the pan with the c ...

  8. Jan 6th 2003

    I made this for my inlaws over the weekend. I reserved some of the crust mix and spinkled it on top of the cream cheese mixture to add a little more visual appeal. Everyone loved it and said ...

  9. Apr 7th 2000

    A simple recipe with great results! It was easy and quick. I didn't have a yellow cake mix on hand, so I substituted a white cake mix. It turned out great!