Mayonnaise Cake (from the 1970's)

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Dianne Ward
from Aberdeen, WA

This is the recipe I used many times when my children were little. Moist, flavorful, and it held together for making cut-up cakes ( let's see, there was Snoopy, A Jupiter-C missile, A big daisy, a witch, and a few others. ....memories!

prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa powder, (the brown container with the h)
  • 2 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    mayonnaise, good quality not generic
  • 1 1/2 c
    water or coffee
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350f.
  • 2
    Mix dry ingredients by sifting or stirring well.
  • 3
    Blend in mayonnaise.
  • 4
    Gradually, beat in water (or coffee) and vanilla.
  • 5
    Beat until smooth.
  • 6
    Grease and flour the pans. Add a waxed paper liner to the bottom.
  • 7
    Bake in the 350 f. oven for 30 minutes.

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