Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Family Tested & Approved
butter or margarine
brown sugar, firmly packed
sifted confectioners sugar
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa and baking soda (you may want to use less baking soda about 1 1/2 tsp.) Add water, mayonnaise and vanilla: beat at medium speed until thoroughly combined.
Pour into greased 9" square or 11"x7"x2" baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool completely.
FOR FROSTING: Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in brown sugar; cook and stir until bubbly.
Remove from the heat and stir in milk. Gradually add confectioners sugar; beat by hand until frosting is of spreading consistency. Immediately frost cake.
Last Updated: Thu, May 10, 2012