Search thousands of recipes reviewed by home cooks like you.

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake II

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake II

Cathy

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

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings

Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 15 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • 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

Directions

  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.
Rate recipe

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

CHARLEEN43
174
7/22/2003

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 lowfat.) My recipe is a little different: I use 1 cup "warm" water and 2 teaspoons of baking soda instead of half soda and have baking powder. I made this cake last night for my family. They love it served warm with whipped topping. A little trivia: The Original Chocolate Mayonaise Cake recipe was made with salad dressing and the recipe was always printed on the jar's label. I don't know when it was converted to regular mayo just know that is how my Mom made it. I can hear my Mom and Gram arguing now over reg. mayo vs. salad dressing. haha!

panagiotapappas
124
12/11/2003

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 need frosting. It is moist, velvety and has a really rich chocolaty flavor. It is made in a bundt pan and baked 50-55 min.

PassionMama
110
8/12/2003

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. Will definately make this cake again and again!!