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Easy Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

This Ooey Gooey Butter cake is the perfect easy made from scratch cake that is great for dinner parties, carry-ins, and big family meals.  The best part about this delicious and Gooey Butter cake is it's made with common ingredients that you likely have on hand.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake from box mix, easy homemade cake, Ooey Gooey Butter Cake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 273kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 9x13 Baking Dish
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Hand Mixer


Cake Layer

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 egg beaten


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 pound powdered sugar 3 1/2 cups
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray 9 x 13-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.  
  • Mix together cake mix, melted butter, and 1 beaten egg. Press mixtures evenly into bottom of the pan.
  • To make filling beat cream cheese until creamy.  Add eggs one at a time.  Add sugar and vanilla.  Pour over crust.  Bake 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees F.


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg