Yum Yum Cake


For the Cake:

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened

For the Yum Yum Topping:

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional Garnish:

  • Chopped nuts or shredded coconut


  1. Preheat Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  1. Make Cake Batter:
  • In a large bowl, combine the yellow cake mix, melted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and softened cream cheese. Mix until smooth.
  1. Bake the Cake:
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared baking pan and smooth the top. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  1. Cool the Cake:
  • Allow the cake to cool completely in the pan.
  1. Prepare Yum Yum Topping:
  • In a bowl, combine powdered sugar, melted butter, softened cream cheese, and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  1. Spread Topping on Cake:
  • Once the cake is completely cooled, spread the yum yum topping evenly over the cake.
  1. Optional Garnish:
  • If desired, sprinkle chopped nuts or shredded coconut on top of the yum yum topping.
  1. Chill and Serve:
  • Refrigerate the cake for at least 2 hours to allow the topping to set. Slice and serve chilled.
  1. Enjoy:
  • Enjoy the delightful Yum Yum Cake with its rich and creamy topping. This simple and scrumptious cake is sure to be a hit!

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