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Triple Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

Classic gooey butter cake gets a decadent, chocolaty twist in this easy recipe. ...MORE+ LESS-

Annalise Sandberg Annalise Sandberg
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
3/4
cup butter, melted
3
eggs
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
2
cups powdered sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
Whipped cream, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cake mix, 1/2 cup of the melted butter, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Press in bottom of baking dish. Set aside.
  • 3
    In another large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining 2 eggs and baking cocoa; beat until smooth. On low speed, add powdered sugar in two additions. Add remaining 1/4 cup melted butter and 1 teaspoon of vanilla; beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread in pan on top of cake mix mixture.
  • 4
    Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center appears set but still slightly jiggles when shaken. Cool at least 30 minutes. Serve with whipped cream.

Expert Tips

  • Do not overbake, to ensure top layer remains gooey.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
15g
74%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
43g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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