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    Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake

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    List of Ingredients


    8 Tbsp. (1 stick) butter(melted), plus 8 more Tbsp. (1 stick) butter(melted), plus additional butter(for greasing pan)
    1 - 18.25-ounce package chocolate cake mix
    1 egg, plus 2 eggs
    1 - 8-oz. package cream cheese, softened
    3-4 Tbs cocoa powder
    1 - 16-oz. box powdered sugar
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    1 c. chopped nuts


    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 13 by 9-inch baking pan. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, 1 egg, and 1 stick melted butter, and stir until well blended. Pat mixture into prepared pan and set aside. In a stand mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the remaining 2 eggs, and the cocoa powder. Lower the speed of the mixer, and add the powdered sugar. Continue beating until ingredients are well mixed. Slowly add the remaining 1 stick of melted butter, and the vanilla, continuing to beat the mixture until smooth. Stir in nuts with a rubber spatula. Spread filling over cake mixture in pan. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes.

    Tips: Be careful not to overcook the cake; the center should still be a little gooey when finished baking. Let cake partially cool on a wire rack before cutting into pieces.




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