Chocolate Toffee Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

Have a tall, cold glass of milk ready with this gooey butter cake, it is sooooo rich and chocolatey!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 egg
  • 12 cup butter, melted and slightly cooled
  • 1 (18 ounce) box devil's food cake mix
  • 12 cup English toffee bits
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 12 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 16 ounces powdered sugar
  • 14 cup cocoa (or more if you like)


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. By hand, mix egg and butter together, stir in cake mix until combined. Pat cake mixture into a lightly greased 13x9 inch pan.
  3. Toss English toffee bits evenly over cake mixture crust.
  4. Beat with electric mixer cream cheese and butter until combined, continue beating and add eggs until combined. Add vanilla, powdered sugar and cocoa until well combined.
  5. Spoon cream cheese mixture on top of crust, spread with rubber spatula until even, being careful to not move toffee bits too much.
  6. Bake uncovered in oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until top is wiggly but crusty and lightly browned. Cool, and sprinkle top with more powdered sugar and toffee, if desired.


Most Helpful

Sweet, rich, chocolate deliciousness. Made this as a birthday treat for a co-worker. She and everyone else gave it 5 plus stars. I made mine look like the awesome photo, plus added some toffee chips to the top. Thanks for sharing this great recipe.

Princess Pea June 02, 2010

This was pure heaven! Thanks for sharing Ali! Awesome pic of the cake as well.

Chef Wahoo May 28, 2010

This was great! And so chocolatey! I did double the toffee chips, as we are big fans, and it turned out so delicious! Thanks for posting!

alligirl February 02, 2009

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