Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
Recipe from The Food Channel

This recipe uses mayo in place of the eggs and oil. It results in a cake that is marvelously moist and delectable.

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

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  • 2   cups 
    all purpose flour
  • 4   tablespoons 
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2   teaspoons 
    baking soda
  • 1   cup 
  • 1   cup 
  • 1   cup 
    cold water
  • 2   teaspoons 
    vanilla extract
For Chocolate Frosting:
  • 1   cup 
    unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 6   cups 
    powdered sugar
  • 2/3  cup 
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2  cup 
    heavy cream
  • 2   teaspoons 
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease two 8-inch round cake pans and dust them lightly with flour.
Sift together the flour, cocoa, and baking soda in a small bowl.
In a separate bowl, mix together the sugar and mayonnaise, then beat in the water and vanilla.
Gradually add in the dry mixture and mix well.
Pour the batter into the prepared pans and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
Make the frosting while the cake is baking.
In a work bowl with an electric mixer, cream the butter. Sift the sugar and cocoa powder together and gradually add to the butter, beating well after each addition. Add the cream and vanilla. Beat until well blended and fluffy.
Remove the cake from the oven, remove the layers from the pans, and place them on wire racks to cool before frosting.
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