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This is my mother's cake recipe from the depression. It is also my favorite chocolate cake.



Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan.

  • In a large bowl, sift together flour, soda, sugar, and salt. Add the water, mayonnaise, and melted chocolate. Mix together well.

  • Bake for 35 minutes, or until done. Frost with your favorite icing.

Nutrition Facts

262 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 34.4g; fat 13.6g; cholesterol 5.2mg; sodium 285.4mg. Full Nutrition