Mayonnaise Cake I
The addition of mayonnaise makes this easy chocolate cake recipe nice and moist.
The addition of mayonnaise makes this easy chocolate cake recipe nice and moist.
This cake was amazingly moist for one with no eggs or dairy. It also works well as a vanilla cake...just omit the cocoa powder.
I added 1/4 cup mayo and baked this in a bundt pan- It was wonderful!
This was my first ever attempt at a scratch cake, without a box. I had promised my son cupcakes, only to find that I had no box, no eggs and no money. This is THE BEST cake I've ever eaten. EVER. Duncan Hines is FIRED.
This cake was delicious! It was very moist and easy to make. I lost my old recipe and was happy to find this one. I only made a few changes: I used 1 cup of water and 1 tsp of vanilla. For “frosting” my mother always cut a piece of cake and then put a dollop of cool whip with some sliced bananas on top (didn’t do it on the whole cake so it didn’t get soggy) and it tasted fantastic!
This cake is fantastic!! I will make this cake again, but I think I might add some instant coffe to the recipe to make it a mocha cake.
This is truly the best cholocate cake I have ever eaten. My mother gave me this recipe years ago. I lost the recipe and was very happy to see it here. My 12 year old daughter loves to make it. We cook it in a bunt pan. It is very moist and easy to make. You can add nuts, choc. chips or anything else you might like to add to it. It is wonderful with frosting but we eat it without and love it!
the best chocolate cake you will ever eat. It is great to make this cake and tell your friends after, what they have just eaten you will see some suprised faces. You realy should get past the name and try this one. You will never eat plain chocolate cake ever again!!
the taste was good but it was a little on the dry side.i will try it again and maybe add a touch more mayo.
This was a decent cake. I had to improvise a little bit because I didn't have enough mayonnaise. I therefore added an egg to the batter resulting in a fairly satisfying result. I just wish I could find a recipe that is as light and fluffy as the Betty Crocker cake mixes.
This is one of my most requested cakes! I just love it!I have variations of it. However, I usually make it with Duncans Hines Dark Chocolate Cake Mix without making this cake from scratch!
This cake was awesome!! Very flavorful and moist!!
This is a very good recipe. I made them into cupcakes. They tasted better after they had cooled for a day though.
I've just made these and they came out great. I made half the recipe and used 3 T. cocoa instead of 4. It was a little salty because of the mayonnaise so next time I'm going to use 1/8 t. salt instead of 1/4 t. I made cupcakes and used cupcake liners. It will make 10 cupcakes, not 12. I baked mine for 15 minutes and they were perfect.
ill definitely be making this one again again. the texture and flavor was exactly what i was looking for.
This isn't a 5 star cake in my book, but I really like it. Hadn't eaten or made a mayo cake in years. I used it as a chocolate strawberry shortcake with whipped cream on top. Next time, I'll add another Tablespoon of cocoa to the batter. There will be a next time because this cake is so easy. I halved the recipe and baked it in a 9" round. I think this would be good with caramel or peanut butter frosting.
Just ok. Not what I wanted. Not enough chocolate flavor - even though I added extra cocoa powder. It was very moist - just not very sweet or chocolatey.
This was exactly what I was looking for when a sudden craving for chocolate cake hit me last night. It had simple ingredients which I had on hand and it was super easy to make. I halved the recipe and made half a dozen cupcakes that turned out super moist and delicious.
very tasty but I tried to use 2" deep pan and middle would not bake
This was a great, moist chocolate cake. I was worried at first because the batter smelled funny. The finished product was perfect.
When the kids saw my putting mayonnaise in the bowl they all though I was crazy and refused to try it but I convinced them to give it a chance, and they loved them, especially with Wedding Cake Frosting From this site. There are very few left as I made 2 dozen cupcakes and they barely got one done before they wanted another one, this is similar to the recipe my mom used when I was a kid the only difference I think is growing up all we had in the house was Miracle Whip and even though I still use Miracle Whip my husband likes Hellmans, so I used that. My daughter likes alot of chocolate so she said that the recipe could have used more Cocoa but my husband is not a huge fan of Chocolate and said they were perfect, choclatey but not to choclatey and overly sweet like the store bought cake mixes. I will definately use this one again it is a big hit at my house. Thank you for the wonderful Recipe.
This cake was very good. I was a little hesitant at first because of the name, but it turned out to be one of the easiest and tastiest cakes I've made from scratch!! I made it in a bundt cake mold, so it did take longer than the suggested time, about 15 minutes longer, but worth it!
I followed this recipe exactly. I usually don't have any problems with baking, but this turned out heavy and left a greasy aftertaste. I just dusted it with powdered sugar like I usually do with chocolate cake when I am in a hurry and the kids want some, but I really don't think any kind of frosting would have saved the taste. It did however, turn out moist. I won't be making this again.
Fast & Easy to make! Good flavor, but I prefer more choc flavor- will ADD 2tbsp baker's cocca next time, Very good texture, moist, My husband LOVED it !!! (:
Yum, yum yum! i only added 1 ex. TB. cho pow...we LOVE chocolate; it made it a lil dry, but thats MY fault! EXCELLENTE!!! The white cho and reg cho shavings on the bunt cake is my pic! :)
I guess mayonnaise sucks up the chocolate and sugar in this concoction, because I could taste neither. It did have a nice dark moist appearance, though.
It has a nice texture, but the taste doesn't taste like regular chocolate cake. There is something peculiar about the taste of this cake.... Still ok, though. The person I gave it to really liked it.
Tasted like box cake mix
I started with a cupcake, but ended up with a beautiful cookie! I might have tweeked a liite (I was in a big rush), but I am very happy with the resoult! :)
I did exactly what the recipe said and its not as the reviews said it would be... I make cakes all the time and this cake was not pleasing.
This is pretty much identical to the mayo cake recipe I lost. It is THE best chocolate cake, in my opinion. Don't fool yourselves into saying it "uses mayo instead of eggs and oil". Mayo IS eggs and oil.
Excellent! I halved the recipe and baked in a square pan - it turned out moist and perfect. Thanks for posting this easy and yummy recipe!
This didn't have much of a chocolatey taste, and it turned out very doughy, almost gummy. Maybe it will taste better tomorrow.
I keep looking for a really chocolatey cake with the right texture. This was great! Moist and dense but still crumbly--not spongy. I added 1-2 tablespoons extra cocoa. Baked in a bundt pan and it took a bit longer and sank a bit, but it was still delicious!! With chocolate frosting drizzled over the top it was a chocoholic's dream. I'll definittely make this again.
I have made this cake for years. It is the most moist chocolate cake I have ever made from scratch. I usually use a 11x7 brownie pan and it fits just fine. Bake for about 35 min. I always put cream cheese frosting on it (a friend's mother always did this) either homemade or out of a store bought tub. Delicious!
YUMM! My alltime favorite!
Super easy to put together, just made it tonight because I was craving something sweet... Going to frost with chocolate fudge frosting, I'll let you know how it turned out later. Still waiting for the cake to cool down
This is an awesome recipe. I was looking for one because I remember my mom making a mayo cake when I was a little girl. My husband said it was excellent. He hates mayonnaise so it made for a good joke too! Thanks!
This is a good basic recipe, but I made some of the changes recommended by other reviewers and it turned out great. I added a total of 8 tablespoons of cocoa and an additional 1/4 cup of sugar. This made the cake great- not too much or too little. I also reduced the mayo by 1/4 cup as recommended, but I have a feeling this is why the cake turned out a little crumbly. Finally, I baked it in a train shaped cake that probably equaled an 9x13 sheet, and it was a little thinner than I planned but still good. It would be better in a bunt or loaf pan.
Great Cake Very Rich ANd Moist
Yes, I tried this recipe and I thought it was excellent! Served with cocoa powder drizzle and ice cream-YUMMY! I didn't alter the recipe as I always make a new recipe as listed to see if I want to alter it and this one stays as is!
it is so moist and good I just sprinkle powder sugar on top family goes crazy!!
This was easy and tasted ok. Personally I think it needed more mayonnaise, and to substitute milk for the water. I made the recipe exactly as stated, using a premium brand full fat mayonnaises, except I added 4 heaping tablespoons of cocoa powder as some other reviewers suggested it was not enough chocolate flavour. I used a tablespoon more mayonnaise to compensate. It made 13 cupcakes. Still not that chocolatey tasting so I’ll top with chocolate ganache. I like that it was so easy and not too sweet. Next time I make this I will use milk instead of water and add chocolate chips. Thanks for sharing this simple cake recipe!
Flavor good, but definitely dry. May have to add some more mayo next time. I cooked it in a bundt pan for 35 minutes (skewer still wet at 25 minutes, but maybe I should have pulled it out then).
After reading the reviews, I decided to play it safe and doubled the chocolate. I also had to double the water because the batter was way too thick. Then once it was done I was disappointed with a very plain and very dry. Nothing spectacular or impressive, nothing like the mayonnaise cake that I had at a bridal shower for a friend (the influence for my trying to find a good recipe).
Dry. Less than average taste.
My mom always made this cake and it was alway our favorite chocolate cake. Stays moist a lot longer than most other cakes.
This was ok. It tasted like boxed cake mix, which I don't care for. I could've just bought cake mix and saved some time.
It turned out bitter. We could not eat this.
I make this all the time with my 3 year old! It is so easy and so good. Thanks for the great recipe. I don't even mind him eating the batter because there's no eggs!
these cakes are great,moist and delicious,i and my mother used to make them when i was a kid,very simple and easy to make,its fun to make with your kids if they like to bake and help out,very good,especially with homemade icing,confectioners sugar or buttercreme