Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Vintage advertisement recipe for Best Foods Mayonnaise & Hellman's Mayonnaise Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake, a vintage old fashioned Mayonnaise Cake. A rich, moist cake without adding eggs or shortening; creamy, whole-egg Mayonnaise takes the place of both.
Best Foods Chocolate Cake


3 cups unsifted flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 cups BEST FOODS Real Mayonnaise
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla


Grease 2 (9 x 1 1/2 inch) layer pans; line bottoms with waxed paper.  Sift together dry ingredients into a large bowl.  Stir in Real Mayonnaise.  Gradually stir in water and vanilla until smooth and blended.  Pour into prepared pans.  Bake in 350-degree (moderate) oven for about 30 minutes or until cake tests done.  Cool.  Remove from pans.  Makes 2 layers. 

"Rich, moist cake without adding eggs or shortening.  Creamy, whole-egg Best Foods takes the place of both."

This advertisement ran in the November 1970 edition of Good Housekeeping:

"Hellmann's helps you bake from scratch without eggs or shortening"


Mayonnaise Cake Good Housekeeping 11 1970


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