Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake (depression Era) Recipe

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Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake (Depression Era)

Tina Boutall

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@TinaBee

This recipe belongs to my mother who got it from her father born in 1911. When eggs and milk were scarce during the Depression, mayonnaise was used in place.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
cane sugar
3/4 c
mayonnaise
1 c
water
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the following dry ingredients together: flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa. If you do not have a sifter, blending this with your mixer will suffice.
2
Cream the sugar, mayonnaise, water and vanilla together.
3
Combine dry and creamed mixtures; stir until well blended.
4
Pour batter into greased and floured 13x9x2 pan. Bake at 350°F. for about 20 to 30 minutes depending on your oven or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and cake slightly pulls away from the sides of the pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Desserts, Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy