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Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This old-fashioned dessert often ends the meal at my home. My aunt has made this moist, rich sheet cake for as long as I can remember. Not only is it a cake I can quickly make from scratch, but it calls for ingredients I usually have in the pantry. —Kristine Marra, Clifton Park, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 12-15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) French vanilla or vanilla frosting

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 313 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar cocoa, baking powder and baking soda. Beat in mayonnaise and water.
  2. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Spread with frosting. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 313 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"So moist and very good!"

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2012

"Surprisingly the best chocolate cake I've ever made, possibly ever had! Do yourself a favor though and don't try the batter."

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2012

"Surprisingly the best chocolate cake I've ever made, possibly ever had! Do yourself a favor though and don't try the batter."

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2011

"This is my son's favorite cake! He requests it often--even for his birthday. It's so easy to make using standard pantry items. A great 'go to' recipe!"

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Reviewed Feb. 12, 2010

"Made it, liked it, passed the recipe on, the card club gave it high marks too."

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