Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Cecelia Anderson


I've made this cake over and over, and I love it. Some mayonnaise cakes taste mayonnaisey if that's a word. This one tastes wonderful. It is so moist. You are just going to love it.


★★★★★ 2 votes

Makes 16 to 18 servings
1 Hr


  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder (i use hersheys)
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Sift the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Combine the mayonnaise and hot water in a medium bowl, add the vanilla.
  3. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the dry ingredients; mix well.
  4. Pour into a greased and floured 13X9 inch pan. Bake for 45 minutes to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean.
    *Note: You can use a bundt pan and just spray with some Baker's Joy baking spray.*
  5. Add frosting of your choice or serve with icecream and chocolate sauce.

    *Note: This cake tastes delicious all by itself.*

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 31 Comments & Reviews

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer

19 Sweet Peach Recipes to Make this Summer

Sweet, juicy and full of bright summer flavor, we love peach recipes! From cobblers to grilled peaches to pies, you can never have enough peaches during the summer. These peach recipes showcase our favorite seasonal fruit and will have everyone coming back for thirds!

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes

20 Portobello Mushroom Recipes

The portobello mushroom is one of the most popular varieties of mushrooms in the world. Known as natural cancer-fighters and providing numerous health benefits, so portobellos are a tasty addition to your diet. Whether you are going low-carb, want to partake in Meatless Monday, or are on a plant-based diet, portobellos will become a staple […]

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]