October 26, 2010

Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Cake

Oh, Paula Deen. You have my number.

Last week, I was craving something pumpkin-y.
Something buttery.
Something ooey and gooey and downright decadent.

This, friends, is a recipe that is all that and then some. Make this today. You won’t regret it. :)


Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Cake
(adapted from Paula Deen)

For the cake:
1 (18 1/4-ounce) package yellow cake mix (I recommend Duncan Hines)
1 egg
8 tablespoons butter, melted

For the filling:
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
A generous pinch of salt (optional, but it really does make the flavors pop)

Preheat oven to 350.

To make the cake “crust”: Combine the cake mix, egg, and butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

To make the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth. Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter; beat together. Next, add the powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; mix well. Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for approximately 50 minutes. 

Do not be tempted to overbake: the cake should still jiggle slightly on the top when it’s done. 

It isn’t called Ooey and Gooey for nothin’. :)

Enjoy!
Photobucket
Linking to…
Tatertots and Jello
Photobucket
If you enjoyed this post, subscribe to Positively Splendid 
to receive updates, and join us on Facebook and Twitter!

  Subscribe in a Reader Receive Email Updates Follow on TwitterJoin us on Facebook
Photobucket

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
Amy @ Positively Splendid
Amy @ Positively Splendid

Latest posts by Amy @ Positively Splendid (see all)

,

13 Responses to Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Cake

  1. Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} October 26, 2010 at 1:03 pm #

    You just can’t go wrong with Paula. Especially hers desserts! This looks absolutely scrumptious!

  2. Nikki October 26, 2010 at 8:36 pm #

    These are one of my favs! I make them every year at Thanksgiving.

  3. Jamie October 26, 2010 at 8:56 pm #

    Yummy! I make Ooey Gooey bars which are very similar to this!! Can’t wait to try it out!!

  4. Holly October 26, 2010 at 9:44 pm #

    Pumpkin-y buttery…how can you go wrong. ‘Tis the season!

  5. HoosierHomemade October 27, 2010 at 3:39 am #

    I love all the great pumpkin recipes that are floating around! This one looks amazing Amy!
    btw – It’s SOOO good to see you back to blogging ;-)
    ~Liz

  6. Jeni October 28, 2010 at 9:18 pm #

    I am making this tonight – at last! I can’t resist its siren song any longer!

  7. Cecily October 30, 2010 at 12:26 am #

    OMG, I think I might have all of those ingredients on hand! It looks amazing!!

  8. Katie October 30, 2010 at 2:27 pm #

    This looks amazing! I’m your newest follower. Please try to stop by and link up this recipe and other’s at KatiesCucina.blogspot.com

  9. smilemonsters October 30, 2010 at 6:08 pm #

    That sounds so yummy!

    Jo @ http://smilemonsters.blogspot.com

  10. Victoria@Whimsy by Victoria October 30, 2010 at 7:47 pm #

    I love Paula! This looks so tempting and delicious…will be trying this!! Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs,
    Victoria

  11. Sharla October 30, 2010 at 11:25 pm #

    That looks sooooo good! I LOVE all things pumpkin. I’ll add this to my list :)

  12. hungry mama November 7, 2011 at 1:01 am #

    Apparently nobody has made this because there is no temp to set the oven. That would be helpful!

    • Ksuprof November 17, 2012 at 11:59 am #

      When it says preheat oven to 350, you should assume that is the baking temp.

Leave a Reply

myfreecopyright.com registered & protected


© 2009-2012. Positively Splendid. All rights reserved.