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Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cake!

Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cake

We have discussed these Gooey Butter Cakes before. They are, well, sweet. Actually sweet is an understatement.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1 package (15.25 ounce) red velvet cake mix
  • 4 eggs, divided
  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter, melted
  • 16 ounces confectioners sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175 degrees C). Prepare a 9x13-inch baking dish. (butter and flour or baking spray, then line the dish with parchment paper)

  2. Mix cake mix and 2 eggs together in a bowl.
  3. Add butter and mix until batter is smooth and thick.
  4. Spread batter into the prepared baking dish.
  5. Beat confectioners' sugar, cream cheese, and 2 eggs together in a bowl until smooth (about 3 minutes on medium-high); spread over batter.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until sides of cake are pulled away from dish and browned, 25 to 35 minutes.
  7. Cool cake completely.