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Lemon Ooey Gooey Cake

Enjoying a rich lemon ooey-gooey cake has never been easier or more delicious!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lemon ooey gooey cake, lemon raspberry ooey gooey cake, ooey gooey cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 48 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 58 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 660 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke-iambaker.net


  • 1 package (15.25 ounce) lemon cake mix
  • 1/2 cup (113g) butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs, divided
  • 1 package (8-ounce) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Lightly grease (butter and flour method, GOOP, or pan release) a 9x13 pan.

  3. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, butter, and 1 egg.
  4. Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan. (it will be thick)

  5. In a separate large bowl, beat cream cheese and 3 eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  6. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until combined.
  7. Stir in the lemon juice.

  8. Pour mixture over cake mixture; bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is just about set. (It should still be jiggly. An inserted toothpick should appear wet.)

  9. Cool before cutting.
  10. Garnish with a dusting of confectioners' sugar.