Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

There’s no butter in this cake, however, there IS a butter recipe cake mix used. It’s my version of an ooey gooey butter cake. I had to knock some of the cholesterol out of it. I am not disappointed at all with my results!


  1. Crust:
  2. 1 box butter recipe cake mix
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1/2 cup melted shortening
  5. 1 tbsp vanilla
  6. Filling:
  7. 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  8. 1/3 cup white sugar
  9. 2 cups powdered sugar
  10. 2 eggs
  11. 1/2 cup melted shortening
  12. Vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a round cake pan with nonstick spray. Mix all of the crust ingredients in a bowl. Press into cake pan, making sure you make it level. It’s sticky so Wet your fingers to help you press it down.

  2. In another large bowl, beat the cream cheese with the white sugar til fluffy and smooth. Add one egg at a time and beat til combined. Add melted shortening and combine. Add powdered sugar a cup at a time. Add vanilla.

  3. Pour cream cheese mixture over crust and bake for about 45-55 minutes. I pulled mine when the pick came out clean but was still jiggly in the middle.

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