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Grandma's Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cake from scratch, chocolate mayonnaise cake, homemade chocolate cake
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 204 kcal
Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake is a moist chocolate cake in a 9x13 pan with chocolate buttercream frosting. One of my favorite recipes from Grandma!
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs , optional (read above)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Best Chocolate Frosting

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Sift or whisk together flour, baking soda and cocoa powder. Set aside.

  3. In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together water, sugar, mayonnaise, eggs (optional) and vanilla.

  4. Slowly add dry ingredients, mixing well after each addition.
  5. Mix dry ingredients and wet ingredients in separate bowls. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet, mixing while you add them.
  6. Pour into prepared 9x13 baking dish.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test. Allow to cool completely.
  8. Frost with Best Chocolate Frosting.
  9. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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Nutrition Facts
Grandma's Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 227mg 9%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.2%
Calcium 0.5%
Iron 5.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.