Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake Recipe

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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
MAKES:
12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
12-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

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

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar cocoa, baking powder and baking soda. Beat in mayonnaise and water.
Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in 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 piece: 313 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 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
  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 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in 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

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Mrs.JSSmith61210 User ID: 6908001 34391
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"So moist and very good!"

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cbnagrl User ID: 6841151 59617
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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cbnagrl User ID: 6841151 83408
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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jenjones892 User ID: 3931282 131202
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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kebmod54 User ID: 1624334 45403
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2010

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

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