Butter Cake

This Southern favorite offers a mild taste and creamy texture that’s sure to be the belle of any dinner you attend. Every family has a recipe for butter cake—but yours is the easiest.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs, divided
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 lb. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Combine cake mix, butter, and 1 egg until a shortbread-like batter forms. Pat this mixture into an ungreased 9" × 13" pan.
  • Using a wooden spoon, combine cream cheese, remaining 2 eggs, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla.
  • Layer cream cheese mixture over cake mixture, covering cake batter completely. Bake for 35 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 3 large eggs, divided
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 lb. confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Combine cake mix, butter, and 1 egg until a shortbread-like batter forms. Pat this mixture into an ungreased 9" × 13" pan.
  • Using a wooden spoon, combine cream cheese, remaining 2 eggs, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla.
  • Layer cream cheese mixture over cake mixture, covering cake batter completely. Bake for 35 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium200mg
Total Carbohydrate37g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars28g
Protein2g