Aunt Joyce's Chocolate Cake

Aunt Joyce's Chocolate Cake


"This cake is so moist and chocolaty! Everybody always wants the recipe. This one is a MUST TRY!!!"


1 h servings 416 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 416 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.1g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 510 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 9x13 inch pan. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave.
  2. Pour the melted chocolate into a large mixing bowl. Blend in the mayonnaise, vinegar and vanilla. Combine the flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt and gradually stir into the chocolate mixture. Slowly stir in the warm water. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
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  1. 115 Ratings


At first I thought it was going to be a dud cake, as the batter tasted really weird. But I baked it anyway, and it was 5 stars! It was tested by 3 adults and 7 kids, all of them said "2 thumbs u...

Don't let the mayonaise deter you.... this is the most delicious cake I have ever tasted. I use sweetened chocolate instead of unsweetened but other than that, I change nothing. The last time ...

I have been looking for a true Southern red velvet cake recipie since I lost mine in a move 4 years ago. The only thing missing from this recipie is the red food coloing. Rich, moist, and PERF...

This cake was the most moist cake I have ever made. I made it in two 8 in pans and put a candy bar icing in the middle and chocolate glaze over the top... Amazing!

was looking forward to having a great chocolate cake. Was easy to make..... looked good when it came out of the oven (although I had to keep it in for an extra 10 minutes) but ended up tastin...

I made this cake for Mother's day for my mother-in-law. She and the rest of the family loved it. I have one piece left one day later. I topped it with a chocolate glaze. It was super easy to mak...

Very good cake, easy, quick, but really moist and delicious. Highly recommended!

I made this cake for my Granddaughter's birthday. It is easy to make with ingredients most have available. It was fantastic for such different ingredients.

I was looking for something chocolate, easy, and ingredients that I had on hand. This cake is moist and great with or without frosting.