Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake (Depression Era)

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake (depression Era) Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Tina Boutall

By
@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 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

How to Make Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake (Depression Era)

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake (Depression Era)

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




Show 6 Comments & Reviews

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

15 Delicious Strawberry Desserts Recipe

15 Delicious Strawberry Desserts

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

We don’t know about you, but strawberry desserts just scream warm weather to us! Fresh, tart and sweet, everything you want in a summer dessert. Check out these delicious strawberry...

25 Scrumptious Strawberry Recipes

25 Scrumptious Strawberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's strawberry season! We've picked 25 "berry" good strawberry recipes you'll want to try.