One Bowl Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
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Serves: 12- 15
A simple one bowl chocolate mayonnaise cake from my 'Amish Cooking' cookbook.
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease 9x13" baking pan with non stick spray.
  2. Into a medium bowl, Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa and soda.
  3. Add boiling water, mayonnaise and vanilla to flour mixture and stir until well blended.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake at 325 for 20 - 25 minutes until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  6. Cool on wire rack slightly.
  7. Frost if you wish (doesn't really need it though!)
  8. Enjoy warm or cold!
Recipe by A Hen's Nest - NW PA Single Woman Mom Blog at