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Paula Deen's Ooey Gooey Butter Cake (Clone)

A box of cake mix, powdered sugar, cream cheese, and butter are the star ingredients in this simple homemade version of Paula Deen's Ooey Gooey Butter Cake.  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Paula Deen Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Clone
Servings: 16
Calories: 340kcal
Author: Lynda


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 stick butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 16 ounces powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  • Place cake mix, 1 egg, and stick of butter (melted) into bowl of mixer and beat for 1 minute until it becomes a soft dough.
  •  Spread mixture evenly over bottom baking dish.
  • Combine remaining eggs, cream cheese, and powder sugar in mixer bowl and beat until smooth.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture over cake batter and bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting.



If the batter is too stiff to spread with a spatula, lightly moisten your hands and spread the dough until the bottom of the pan is covered.


Serving: 1slice | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 293mg | Sugar: 42g