Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake II

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake II


"Mayonnaise and cocoa powder are two of the eight ingredients in this quick and easy recipe for a moist cake."


servings 222 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 222 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.4g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 201 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 11x7 inch pan.
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and soda. Add mayonnaise, cold water, and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), 30-35 minutes. Frost if desired.
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  1. 111 Ratings


I make this cake all the time. The recipe was handed down to me from my grandmother and mother. My grandmother always made it with the salad dressing, but I prefer it with regular mayo(not lowf...

The recipe I have for this cake is similar but uses: 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa, 1 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1 2/3 cups sugar, 1 1/3 cups water. Everything else is the same. My cake doesn't even n...

Very easy cake. I used an extra Tablespoon of cocoa when I made this cake. It just didn't look cocoa~y enough when I had the batter ready to pour into the pans. My Husband LOVED this cake. W...

I am not sure what Donpatty did wrong (see previous review). I have baked this cake over and over again and LOVE it! I just baked it on Thursday for a Thanksgiving dessert (after not baking it...

I used Lite Mayo and it was still very good & moist. I made it in 2 round layer pans so I could share it with my daughter and frost with a powdered sugar frosting. It didn't need the frosting,...

My first cake using this recipe was nice and moist, but not chocolate-y enough. I increased the cocoa to 1/2 cup, and all I can say is WOW!

I remember this as a deliciously moist and rich cake from my childhood, but when I made it, it was neither moist nor rich - pretty yucky in fact. My husband took one bite and put it back. What h...

Yummy! Such a MOIST cake! I didn't even top it with anything (though a bit of whipped cream would have been nice). So quick and easy to whip up. My husband (the chocolate lover) liked it alot. I...

the only good thing about this cake was that it was heavy....i found that the cocoa was just that...a cocoa tasting cake not a chocolate tasting cake.....sorry but i will not do this one again.