Aunt Rosie's Gob Cake

Aunt Rosie's Gob Cake


"Aunt Rosie bakes her famous Gob Cake and brings it to every family function. It uses a basic box cake with a few more ingredients and some homemade icing. Start your own family tradition!"


40 m servings 461 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 461 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 26.3 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.9g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 497 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10x15 inch pan. Line a second 10x15 inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, pudding mix, 1/4 cup oil, 1 1/2 cup milk and 4 eggs. Beat 4 minutes on high speed. Divide batter into the two 10x15 inch pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. To make the filling: In a large bowl, combine 2 cups confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup milk, shortening, butter, vanilla and flour. Beat on high speed for 5 minutes, or until it achieves the consistency of whipped cream.
  5. Spread filling over the layer in the greased pan. Loosen the sides of the other layer by running a knife around the edge between the cake and the pan. Flip the cake onto the frosted layer. Remove the pan and parchment paper from the top layer and serve.
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  1. 21 Ratings


I had mixed feelings about this as I went through the steps of making it. The cake turned out beautifully, deep chocolate and evenly risen and baked. The filling surprised me--it started out run...

This is the best cake I've had in years! I didn't have two 10x15 pans, so I substituted two 9x13's.... worked out fine. I'll be making another batch as soon as I'm done with this review!

This cake was really good, moist and not too dense. The filling on the other hand never got to the "whipped cream" stage...I even added extra flour to try and thicken it. Next time I will use m...