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Ooey Gooey Butter Pancakes

By Paula Deen

A favorite dish from Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen.
A favorite dish from Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen.

Difficulty: Medium


Liquid Gooey Butter Mix

  • ¾ pound cream cheese, room temperature
  • ¾ cup clarified butter, melted
  • 1½ tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Paula's Pancakes

  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 pound self-rising flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Ooey Gooey Butter Mix

  • ½ pound unsalted butter
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 ounces powdered sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract


Liquid Gooey Butter Mix

In a mixer, whip the cream cheese and whip on low until it’s smooth.

Add in all the other ingredients slowly until they are incorporated and the mixture is lump-free.

Paula's Pancakes

Mix all ingredients in a mixer on low for 1 minute.

Place 3 ounces on a 350˚F skillet. As it cooks on the first side, place the liquid ooey gooey butter in a pinwheel configuration ont he pancake, then flip and cook the pancake on the other side.

Ooey Gooey Butter Mix

Beat the unsalted butter in the mixer using a paddle until the butter is soft.

Add the remaining ingredients and mix on medium speed until all ingredients are well incorporated. Beat the mixture on high for 5 minutes.

Serve with the pancakes.