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South St. Louis Deep Gooey Butter Cake


Bottom Layer

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs


  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 box confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix ingredients for bottom layer and put into a greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan or two 8-inch pans.
  3. Mix and spread topping over bottom layer in pan.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Test for doneness with a wooden pick or butter knife.
  5. Sprinkle with additional confectioners' sugar.