Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Nutella Gooey Butter Cake

(Photo courtesy of Abby!)
Did you know that National Nutella Day is February 5th?! Well, I did, and in honor this most sacred of days I wanted to share with you an a-mazing nutella recipe. I guess you are supposed to let this cake cool and then cut it and it would hold together better but lets be honest, it was hard enough waiting for it to come out of the oven (even after I had licked the bowl clean!) so I just served it up nice and warm and gooey! I found this recipe over at Tasty Kitchen.

Nutella Gooey Butter Cake
(Serves 1,  I mean 16)

1 box chocolate cake mix
1 egg
8 T butter, melted

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 cup nutella
3 eggs
1 t vanilla
8 T butter, melted
16 oz (about 4 cups) powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350. Combine the cake mix, 1 egg, and 8 T melted butter and mix well with an electric mixer. Press the mixture into a lightly greased 9x13 pan.

To make the filling: In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese and nutella until smooth. Add the eggs, vanilla and butter and beat together. Next, add the powdered sugar and mix well. Spread the nutella mixture over the cake batter and bake for 40-50 minutes. DO NOT over bake, the center should still be gooey. Serve with fresh whipped cream or ice cream.
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  1. Anything that calls for a cup of Nutella is all right with me!

  2. My sister in law just told me about your site! I am so making this tomorrow!! Thank you for sharing!

  3. Looks delicious! Thanks so much for spreading the word about World Nutella Day!

  4. I've had a gooey butter cake before, but yours really takes the cake! This sounds heavenly. I have a sweet treat linky on my blog every week called "Sweets for a Saturday" and I'd like to invite you to stop by this weekend and link your delicious cake up.

  5. Ummm.... So I think I ate more of the batter than what actually made it to the oven! I am very excited to try this as soon as it is out of my oven!!! Kadie I wish you were here to have it with me!!!


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