Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
This chocolate mayonnaise cake is easy to make and consists of simple ingredients including flour, sugar, and mayo, which combine to create a rich and decadent old-fashioned dessert.
- 4 cups flour
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup cocoa
- 4 tsp baking soda
- 2 cups mayonnaise
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 2 cups water
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9 inch cake pans.
In a large bowl add the flour, sugar, cocoa and baking soda. Take a whisk and whisk the dry ingredients to remove any lumps.
In a medium bowl add the mayonnaise, vanilla and water and using a whisk mix together until smooth.
Slowly add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and stir just until combined. Do not overmix.
Divide the batter between the two prepared pans.
Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.
Remove from oven and cool completely.
Ice with chocolate frosting.
Ice the cake with your preferred frosting, whether that be from scratch or a can of frosting you have on hand.
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Chocolate Frosting Ingredients:
- 1 cup butter, melted
- 1 cup cocoa
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 5 cups powdered sugar
- ½ cup milk or more if needed
- Place the cocoa in a large mixing bowl. Add the melted butter. Using a mixer mix until combined and smooth.
- Next add the vanilla, powdered sugar and milk and mix until smooth beating for 2-3 minutes.
Calories: 817kcal | Carbohydrates: 101g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 991mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 4mg