Cake recipes by Paula Deen can range from easy to difficult. Her Original Gooey Butter Cake is an example of a simple recipe, while her Sugared Rose Parade Layer Cake is an example of a difficult recipe.
Paula Deen's Original Gooey Butter Cake takes 10 minutes to prepare and 45 minutes to bake. The main ingredients are yellow cake mix, eggs, butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar. Paula Deen's Sugared Rose Parade Layer Cake takes 60 minutes to prepare and 60 minutes to bake. The cake is comprised of white cake layers, red velvet cake layers, frosting and sugared rose petals. The multiple components require more time and effort to create and put together, and the baker has to prepare the sugared rose petals one day in advance.