Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
Save Recipe Print
Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake
Total:
1 hr
Active:
10 min
Yield:
20-24 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Active:
10 min
Yield:
20-24 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9-by-13-inch baking pan.

In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, 1 egg and 1/2 cup of the melted butter. Stir until well blended. Pat the mixture into the pan and set it aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, or using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the remaining 2 eggs and the cocoa powder and beat until well mixed. Reduce the speed to low and add the confectioners' sugar. Beat until well mixed. Slowly add the remaining 1/2 cup melted butter and the vanilla. Beat until smooth. Using a rubber spatula, stir in the nuts. Spread the filling over the batter in the pan.

Bake the cake for 40 to 50 minutes. Be careful not to overcook it: The center should still be a little gooey. Let partially cool on a wire rack before slicing. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.

Photograph by Andrew Mccaul

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad 00:42

This refreshing summertime salad can be made with just a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Butter Burgers

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Allspiced Apple Butter

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

No-Bake Chocolate-Pretzel-Peanut Butter Squares

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Simple Roasted Pork Shoulder

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Butter Pie Crust

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.