Raisin-Nut Chocolate Cake
"My husband asks for this yummy cake every year for his birthday," writes Carol Clarke of Orem, Utah. Chock-full of raisins and walnuts, the moist treat makes a fitting finale to any meal regardless of the season.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup miniature marshmallows
- 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup water
- In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, raisins and marshmallows; set aside. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, mayonnaise and water. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Stir in nut mixture.
- Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Editor's NoteReduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise may not be substituted for regular mayonnaise in this recipe.
Reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 339 calories, 20g fat (3g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 296mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
Originally published as Raisin-Nut Chocolate Cake in Quick Cooking July/August 2002
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