Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

Recipe for Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake - A classic rich and gooey butter cake with lots of chocolate flavor!Recipe for Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake – A classic rich and gooey butter cake with lots of chocolate flavor!



Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 18.25-ounce package chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted, plus butter for the pan
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, to taste
  • 1 16-ounce box confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped unsalted nuts
  • Whipped cream, for topping (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9-by-13-inch baking pan.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
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Recipe and Photo: Nibbledish / CC BY-SA



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