This dessert is uniquely Saint Louis. Like ribs and fried ravioli, this is a must eat item when visiting Saint Louis. Now, many people make some changes to this, and I’m no different. I add some nuts and some bourbon vanilla. I hope you like it.
1 box yellow cake mix
4 eggs, divided
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cups walnuts
2 teaspoons bourbon vanilla, divided
8 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350.
Mix cake mix with 2 eggs and melted butter.
Add teaspoon of vanilla and beat for 2 minutes.
Place batter in a butter 2 pans 8×8.
Sprinkle nuts over batter evenly.
In a second bowl, cream cheese with remaining vanilla.
Add 2 eggs and beat for 2 minutes.
Add powdered sugar 1 cup a time until everything is incorporated.
Pour over batter and nuts.
Bake for 30-35 minutes at 350.