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How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350.F
  • Combine the cake mix, 1 egg, 8 tablespoons butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan.
  • Filling
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth
  • add 3 eggs, vanilla,and 8 teaspoons butter, and beat together.
  • Next, add the powdered sugar,cinnamon, nutmeg, and mixwell.
  • Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for 40 to 50 minutes.
  • Make sure not to overbake as the center should be a little gooey.
  • Serve with whipped topping.
  • -------VARIATION-------
  • For a Pineapple Gooey Butter Cake: instead of the pumpkin ,add a drained 20 ounce can of crushed pineapple to the cream cheese filling.
  • Better than pineapple upside-down cake.

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  • zena824 10 years ago
    I saw this being made several times during the holiday and also saw Paula do it.. it looked so good... now Im gonna have to try it...I love plain ole gooey butter cakes anyway..
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  • sweetthing1953 10 years ago
    I tried this recipe too one Thanksgiving and you're right. Nobody ate my pumpkin pie. They all ate the Gooey Butter Pumpkin Cake. Thanks for posting.
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    " It was excellent "
    kaydeemmm ate it and said...
    This one is also a family favorite. My sister doesn't like pumpkin pie, but she loves this dessert. It is so easy to make and oh so yummy!
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    " It was excellent "
    jojo1952 ate it and said...
    I have had these before and they are the best!
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  • organicmama 10 years ago
    Sounds wonderful!
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  • queenmidge 10 years ago
    oh yum-o ! SO going to make this for thanksgiving !
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