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Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

A delicious dessert, this pumpkin gooey butter cake is perfect for Thanksgiving or any fall party or gathering

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cake, gooey, pumpkin
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 people



  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 8 tbsp butter melted


  • 1 15oz can pumpkin
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 16oz box powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon sugar
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. To make the cake, combine all of the cake ingredients and mix well.

  3. Pat the mixture into a lightly greased 13x9-inch baking pan or two round pans.

Prepare filling:

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth.

  2. Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter and beat together.

  3. Add the powdered sugar, cinnamon sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and mix well.

  4. Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for 40 to 50 minutes.

  5. Make sure not to over bake as the center should be a little gooey. Serve with fresh whipped cream or a dusting of powdered sugar.