$1,000 Cake Recipe

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$1,000 Cake

Deborah Faulkenberry

By
@LadyLuvs2Cook

I got this recipe from my mother who was a wonderful cook. She always made it for my brother on his birthday. Because of the unusual ingredient we just called it 'Mayonnaise' cake! Anyway you call it, this is a unique-tasting cake that can become addictive!


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★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
mayonnaise
2 c
sifted all-purpose flour
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1 c
cold water
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
table salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

ICING

1 lb
powdered (confectioners) sugar
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
1 Tbsp
lemon juice (adjust amount to taste)

Step-By-Step

1In mixing bowl, cream sugar and mayonnaise together until well blended.

2Add flour and cocoa powder and mix well.

3In small bowl, mix water and baking soda together and then add to mixing bowl.

4Add salt and vanilla, mixing just until blended.

5Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13-inch or 8-inch square (depending on whether you want a thicker or thinner cake) metal or glass baking pan.

6Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean.

7For icing: Mix all ingredients together until smooth.

8While cake is still warm, spread icing on to it. Let cake cool completely before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy