Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

This Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake is a great twist on a classic! We love oeey gooey cakes and this one is a favorite too. Carrot cakes have always been a classic and this is just a super simple way to enjoy one! These style cakes have been around a long time and we have a few different variations on our website.

Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake Ingredients needed:

Carrot Cake Mix



Vanilla Extract

Cream Cheese

Powdered Sugar


As you can see these are very simple ingredients and this cake comes together very quickly! It’s great for any gathering and always a hit. Make this for a brunch, cut into squares and enjoy! If you love these cakes you will love this red velvet version. It’s wonderful for Christmas and looks so good on a dessert table.

If you love spice cake you will love this version too! As you can see this is a very versatile cake and super easy to make and you can throw this together in no time!

Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake

Judy Yeager
This ooey gooey carrot cake is super easy to make!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Cake, Dessert
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 Carrot Cake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 tablespoons butter or 1 1/2 sticks melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping Ingredients

  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup of pecans chopped


  • Do not make this cake according to the directions on the cake mix box. Mix the cake mix, eggs, melted butter and vanilla extract by hand in a mixing bowl. Spray a 9 x 13 cake pan with cooking spray and press the cake mixture into the pan. This makes the bottom layer of the cake.
  • Topping Instructions
  • Mix the topping ingredients with a mixer and spread over bottom cake layer.
  • Bake cake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes until top of the cake is golden brown. Cut in squares to serve.
Keyword Ooey Gooey Carrot Cake
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