This chocolate mayonnaise cake has been around for a long time. I remember my mom did it years ago, but she used salad dressing instead of mayonnaise. It’s so easy to do and so good. Wonderful with coffee and a great dessert or snack at any time.
Ingredients required for the chocolate mayonnaise cake:
100% pure cocoa
Mayonnaise (you can use low fat)
Nuts of your choice, optional
This cake is a classic that has been around for so long and that you will love too! The mayonnaise replaces oil and eggs in the recipe and makes a cake that tastes great and is absolutely delicious. I’ve never tried the mayonnaise in the cake so don’t worry!
Recipe feedback: “Made today, excellent cake. Cake was thick and damp. Used Southern Style Kraft Mayo. 6 small, custom made decorative Bundt cakes. Would definitely do it again! ” – Emma
“I baked this cake yesterday, it’s a great cake and so simple, I’ll never buy a box of chocolate cake again … thank you very much!” – Nancy
“My grandmother used to do this when I was a little girl, when she died, my aunt took over the production and now I’ve been doing this for my family and have been for years. BEST cake ever !!! ” – Karen
You can also add a cream cheese frosting if you’d like:
1 (8 oz.) Packet of cream cheese, soft
1 stick of margarine or butter, soft
1 box of 16 oz confectionery sugar
1 teaspoon. vanilla
Beat all the ingredients for the frosting together with the mixer to a smooth and spreadable consistency
Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
This simple mayonnaise cake is a classic that has been around for a very long time. The oil from the mayonnaise makes this cake delicious.
Servings: 8th Servings
- 2 cups All-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoon Baking soda
- 1 Cup sugar
- 1/2 Cup 100% pure cocoa
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla extract
- 1 Cup water
- 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise You can be low in fat. use
- 1/2 to 1 Cup Nuts of your choice Optional
Cream cheese frosting:
- 1 8 ounces. pkg. Cream cheese, soft
- 1 Stick margarine or butter softened
- 1 Box of confectionery sugar 16 ounces
- 1 Teaspoon. vanilla
Whisk the flour, baking powder, sugar and cocoa together. In another bowl, mix the vanilla extract, water, and mayonnaise together until it looks like milk. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the flour mixture and mix well with a spoon. (Might also use blender). Fold in the nuts. Pour into a well-sprayed bundt pan.
Bake in the preheated 350-degree oven for 40-45 minutes to check the degree of cooking. (You can cook this in a 9 x 13 pan, but reduce the cooking time to 30 to 35 minutes.) Allow about 10 to 12 minutes to cool before removing from the pan. (You can also add chocolate chips to this cake). Brush with your favorite icing or sprinkle with powdered sugar. This cake goes well with the cream cheese frosting recipe below, too. Also great with ice cream or whipped cream.
Instructions for cream cheese frosting
Don’t forget to put on chocolate mayonnaise cakes!
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