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Mayonnaise Cake II

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

servings 262 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (9 inch square cake)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, soda, sugar, and salt. Add the water, mayonnaise, and melted chocolate. Mix together well.
  3. Bake for 35 minutes, or until done. Frost with your favorite icing.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 262 calories; 13.6 g fat; 34.4 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g protein; 5 mg cholesterol; 285 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My hubby raved about this cake and he doesn't really care for cake. It was very fudgy and good.

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This recipe was easy to make. However my cake did not cook all the way in the centre even after adding 10 minutes of baking time, I then took it out as the sides were getting burnt. The flavou...

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My hubby raved about this cake and he doesn't really care for cake. It was very fudgy and good.

I have never had such a moist cake. I loved it!!!

This recipe was easy to make. However my cake did not cook all the way in the centre even after adding 10 minutes of baking time, I then took it out as the sides were getting burnt. The flavou...

I doubled the recipe and made in a 9 x 13 inch baking pan. I didn't have the baking squares so I substituted with about 10 tbs. of baking cocoa (supposed to be 12 but it's all I had left, it was...

Yum!! My husband decided he wanted cake at 8:30 at night an I didn't have a box cake so we decided to try this one out just for fun and I am so glad we did, it was delicious!! I had everything a...

This recipe is my favorite mayo-chocolate recipe so far. Found a wonderful brown sugar icing to go with this one: 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup margarine, less than 2 tablespoons of whippi...

This is the household go to chocolate cake recipe. Never disappoints. Very simple and delish. I bump up the cocoa a little to our liking and often use this recipe for cupcakes which work with a ...

It was very good