Butterscotch Funnycake

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Recipe by Juliesmom

An unusual Pennsylvania Dutch recipe: a cake in a pastry shell with a delicious layer of sauce between.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bake the bottom of a pie shell (don't prick the crust) in a 400 degree F oven for 12 to 13 minutes; let cool.
  2. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, and corn syrup; stirring constantly, cook it over low heat until the mixture comes to a boil.
  4. Add the water and bring to a boil again and let boil over low heat for 2 additional minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla; let cool.
  6. Prepare the cake mix according to the package directions, then burn the batter into the baked pie shell.
  7. Pour the cooled butterscotch sauce over the batter.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 55 to 60 minutes.
  9. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

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