OOEY GOOEY Red Velvet Squares

There are many variations of Ooey Gooey butter cakes out there. There is a version for chocolate gooey butter cakes, lemon gooey butter cake, and even Pumpkin gooey butter cake, which is a recipe I also posted. https://chamoritamommaskitchen.com/2013/10/12/mmmm-pumpkin-gooey-butter-cake/ So, in following that theme, I figure why not take those same ingredients and change out the cake mix and make Red Velvet Gooey Butter Cake? Well, here it is…..

Serving suggestion....

Serving suggestion….


1 box Red Velvet Cake mix (18.25 oz. pkg)
1 cup Butter, melted
1 egg

2 pkgs. Cream Cheese, softened
2 Eggs
4 Tbsp. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (I used Hershey’s brand)
1 (1 oz. bottle) Red food coloring
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 lb. box Powdered sugar (4 cups)














Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.  In large bowl, mix together the cake mix, melted butter, and egg. Your batter will be thick. Using a offset spatula, spread the cake mixture evenly throughout the bottom of pan.

Spread evenly in pan

Spread evenly in pan



In separate large,  bowl beat together cream cheese until creamy.  Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing it well into the cream cheese.  Add the vanilla, and red food coloring, mix thoroughly.  Add the powdered sugar and cocoa powder.   Continue to beat this together until mixture turns light and creamy.

Mix topping until smooth

Mix topping until smooth












Pour the cream cheese mixture over cake layer in pan.  Bake for 45 minutes.  Remove from oven and allow to COOL COMPLETELY BEFORE CUTTING!

Make sure to use a pan with sides that are at least 2-inches.  I found this out the hard way.....

Make sure to use a pan with sides that are at least 2-inches. I found this out the hard way…..













I suggest cutting them into 1 1/2-inch squares and placing them into cupcake liners for presentation.  These are really rich, so I do not suggest cutting them too big.   Sprinkle with powdered sugar, for garnish!  ENJOY!

4 thoughts on “OOEY GOOEY Red Velvet Squares

  1. There is no temp to cook this at or for how long. I followed the time and degree on the box. I’ll let you know how that turns out.

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