Mayonnaise (Salad Dressing) Cake

Mayonnaise (salad Dressing) Cake Recipe

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Tina Barber


My grandmother and Mom used to make this for us. My uncle always requested it for his birthday cake. It was best iced with Mom's Chocolate Frosting which I'll post also.

I don't have a picture for it yet, but will post one soon.


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1 c
mayonnaise (you can use salad dressing)
1 c
1 tsp
egg yolks
2 c
1/2 c
cocoa powder
1/4 tsp
1 c
hot water
1 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Mayonnaise (Salad Dressing) Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour pan(s).
  • 2Mix first 7 ingredients thoroughly.
  • 3Combine hot water and baking soda, then add to above mixture.
  • 4Pour into prepared pans. Bake 30-45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  • 5Let cool then ice. (My mom always used her homemade chocolate frosting. It hardened up and was almost like a glaze of fudge)

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About Mayonnaise (Salad Dressing) Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #mayonnaise, #chocolate

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