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Cream Cheese Cake

No recipe image available.A moist and nutty, 'cake-mix-easy' cake topped with custard-like cream cheese layer.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup nuts, chopped
1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
5 large eggs - divided use
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a bowl mix together chopped nuts, yellow cake mix, softened butter and 1 egg. Press the cake mixture into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish, leaving a raised edge around the sides.
  2. In another bowl beat together powdered sugar, softened cream cheese, 4 eggs, and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until thoroughly combined. Spread over the cake mixture.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes at 325°F (160°C) or until the center is set.

Makes 12 servings.