St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake. This is the recipe for my most requested party/tailgate dessert. Some call it my "Blow Cake!" Still not sure if that's because I top it with so much powdered sugar or because it's so addictive. It's really BAD!
Classic Gooey Butter Cake Recipe // It's a classic for a reason! Turn yellow cake mix into something magical. This cake is so buttery and moist. You'll never be able to taste that you started with a boxed cake mix!
Recipe for Old Fashion St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake - The cake was first made by accident in the 1930s by a St. Louis-area German American baker who was trying to make regular cake batter but reversed the proportions of sugar and flour, hence the Gooey Butter Cake was born!!
If you have never tried a Gooey Butter Cake you must really treat yourself!! This is one of those regional recipes. It is a St. Louis original recipe or at least that is what I have always been told and I believe to be true. You will not be disappointed at all. You will fall madly in love with this recipe.