CHOCOLATE MAYONNAISE CAKE

 

  • Cooking Time: 25
  • Servings: 8-10
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  • Sift together the flour, cocoa, soda and salt. Cream together the sugar, mayonnaise, water and vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture; stir until well blended.
  • Pour batter into greased and floured layer cake pans (or a 9- x 13-inch pan). Bake at 350°F. for about 25 minutes or until toothpick tests clean.
  • If using layer cake pans, cool in pan(s) for 20 minutes then move to wire rack to cool completely. If baking in 9x13 pan, allow to cool completely. Optional: Frost as desired.

Notes

I made this for my husband's birthday this year when I discovered I didn't have enough eggs for the recipe I typically use. It is a wonderfully moist, delicious cake with or without icing.

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