Edith Kelly's Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake

1
Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

During World War II, many groceries were rationed, including butter and eggs. Cooks found many ways to substitute and still come up with a great cake.
This recipe is by the mother of an old school friend of mine, and comes from the book, "Cooking Behind the Fence", a collection of memories and recipes from the early residents of Oak Ridge, TN.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1/3 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 3/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    hot water

How to Make Edith Kelly's Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Sift dry ingredients together 3 times, mixing thoroughly.
  2. Mix mayonnaise, vanilla, and hot water. Add slowly to flour mixture as you beat.
  3. Pour into greased loaf or layer pan. Bake 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  4. Dust with powdered sugar, or with your favorite chocolate icing. Or, slice and drizzle with a raspberry syrup.

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About Edith Kelly's Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate




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