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Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Thursday, February 13, 2014, 12:52 PM


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Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Before you cringe and say "ewww" you have to try this super easy, super moist, super delicious chocolate cake. My mother used to make it when I was a kid. It was her standard chocolate cake. Really, the mayo just replaces the eggs and oil in a normal cake recipe. Sorry I didn't take a pic of it sliced. It was gorgeous.

My favorite version (and what is pictured) is to split the two layers into four and use a yummy peanut butter cream cheese icing (8 oz cream cheese, 8 oz peanut butter and 2 lbs of confectioners sugar plenty left over for eating after it sits in the fridge for a day! It's like truffles).


makes 2 -9 inch round layers


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9 inch layer pans.
  2. Mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa, and sugar into a large bowl. Stir in mayonnaise. Gradually add water and vanilla and blend until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes. Cool, remove from pans, and frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

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