Summer Strawberries

Ok, ENOUGH is ENOUGH…enough of the healthy food, lets get back to the butter, lard and cholesterol elevating food!!!! Lets talk about how we can make a bowl of delicious and healthy for you Strawberries shorten the length of you life!! He he!! The best person to look towards for this advice is Paula Deen. She is the queen of yummy, not so good for you food and I just love it all!! I have rarely had a bad Paula Deen recipe! I might have baked these about 2 minutes too long. So watch your baking time!! If you are having a sweet tooth, this is the recipe for you. These are REALLY sweet!

Strawberry Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

1 (18 1/4 ounce) package strawberry cake
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 large eggs, divided
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (16 ounce) box confectioners’ sugar
3/4 cup chopped fresh strawberry
sweetened whipped cream(optional)
Strawberry for garnish garnish(optional)

1 Preheat oven to 350°.
2 Lightly grease a 13×9-inch baking pan.
3 In a large bowl, combine cake mix, butter, and 1 egg.
4 Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan.
5 In a separate large bowl, beat cream cheese and 3 eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
6 Gradually beat in confectioners¹ sugar until combined.
7 Stir in strawberries.
8 Spoon mixture over cake mixture; bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until center is set.
9 Cool completely; cut into squares to serve.
10 Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and strawberries, if desired.


  1. 1

    Yum!! I’ve made a version of this cake with yellow cake mix & lemon, but i’ve never tried strawberry. I”m sure it’s amazing.

  2. 2
    Peter M says:

    What do you southern folk say in an instance like this…”make ya wanna smack grandma”!

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    Clumbsy Cookie says:

    I loce Paula Deen! I loved when she told Oprah regarding her non healthy choices: “honey, I’m your cook, not your doctor”!

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    noble pig says:

    Love this,it sounds stick-ily declicious!

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    Dhanggit says:

    LOL, you never cease to put a smile on my face my dear beauty everytime I read your blog posts 🙂 hehehe

    what can i say about this dessert, it sounds so good i think im gonna have heart attack!!

    ps, i wasnt at home yesterday; im sure you miss me 😀

  6. 6

    paula deen knows what’s good. gooey butter cake is good. strawberry gooey butter cake…well, that’s just in a class all its own. phenomenal!

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    Dhanggit says:

    you always make me fall from my seat everytime i read your comments 🙂 hows life in tampa???

  8. 8

    I love gooey butter cake. I will have to try this one.

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    I’ll eat strawberries in any shape or form 🙂
    On a unrelated note: I have emailed you a couple times about your DMBLGIT entry: could you send me the pic as jpeg file instead of gif.? Thanks!

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    dobetter says:

    I’ve tried her pumpkin gooey butter cake, but haven’t even heard of strawberry gooey butter cake. Yum Yum.

  11. 11

    Well, that looks easy to make when it’s like 1000 degrees outside.
    The place people are going in place of Tastespotting is But I heard that Tastespotting might be coming back? I hope so.

  12. 12

    Those strawberry bars look really good!

  13. 13
    Bridgett says:

    Beautiful, Leslie!

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    Southern Plate says:

    Holy mother of god. My mouth watered and went dry at the same time when I saw that recipe!

    Thank you, I think you’ve just enhanced my life 🙂