Authentic St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake
130 mins (prep 25, cooking 105)
13 ingredients
2 servings
There are many great gooey butter cake recipes out there but this is different from the cake mix variety because it has a yeast dough bottom. I grew up eating these cakes from a little bakery in Clayton, Mo and this recipe is as close to those as I've ever come across.

Categories:  holiday , number-of-servings , breads , <-4-hours , brunch , yeast-breads , coffee-cakes , time-to-make , for-large-groups ,
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Serving Size (859.57 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 3612.51 Calories from Fat 1156.68
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 128.52g 395.45%
Saturated Fat 68.62g 686.18%
Trans Fat 7.77g %
Cholesterol 254.35mg 169.56%
Sodium 1236.01mg 103.0%
Total Carbohydrate 586.48g 390.99%
Dietary Fiber 8.02 g 64.12%
Sugars 360.14 g %
Protein 31.68g 126.73%
Vitamin A 2962.25IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 84.8mg% Iron 14.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large egg, dry yeast, warm milk, large egg