12 January 2013

Recipe: Mayonnaise Cake

Mayonnaise Cake
Unknown Author

2 C. Flour
1 C. Sugar
2 tsp. Baking soda
½ C. Cocoa*
¼ tsp. Salt

Combine and mix together in a large bowl.

1 C. Mayonnaise
1 C. Cold water
1 tsp. Vanilla

Blend well and pour into a greased and floured or sprayed long cake pan or 2 - 8” round pans.
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
This cake is very moist and black.
Great when you are out of eggs and oil!
Variation: Add a small box of instant chocolate pudding to dry ingredients

Chocolate Frosting

Paula A. Allen

½ Stick butter
4 Heaping T. Cocoa*
2 C. Powdered sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla
6 T. Milk

Melt butter in microwave. Add cocoa and stir thoroughly. Add rest of ingredients and beat on low until mixed thoroughly, adding more milk a little at a time, if needed, until mixture is a spreadable consistency. Beat on high for about 30-45 seconds until well blended.
Dabble and spread onto hot cake and gently spread around. Too fast will tear cake.


  1. Hey Paula,

    Long time, no chat ;-)

    This cake sounds delicious and I am sure the mayo helps keep it extra moist and the pudding sounds like a great addition - yum!

    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Thanks Linda! A friend just made one and it was delicious!

  3. Thinkin' it's time for one of these...