Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake

Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake

A vintage clipped Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise recipe from November 1970 Good Housekeeping for a Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake; make this Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake with whole berry cranberry sauce, flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, walnuts/pecans, Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, grated orange rind, and orange juice. Frost with Cranberry Frosting after the cake has cooled.
A vintage clipped recipe from Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise for a Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake


1 (1-pound) can whole berry cranberry sauce
2 cups unsifted flour
1 cup of sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 cup HELLMAN'S Real Mayonnaise
Grated rind of 1 orange
1/2 cup orange juice

Cranberry Frosting


Grease a 9x3.5-inch tube pan; line bottom with waxed paper. Reserve 1/4 cup cranberry sauce for frosting. Sift together dry ingredients into a large bowl. Add remaining cranberry sauce, nuts, Real Mayonnaise, and orange rind. Mix well. Stir in orange juice. Pour into prepared pan. Bake in a 350-degree (moderate) oven for about 1.25 hours or until cake tests done.

Makes 1 tube cake. Remove from pan, cool, and frost with:


Cranberry Frosting

2 tablespoons margarine
2 cups unsifted confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup reserved cranberry sauce

Combine ingredients; beat until creamy.



This recipe was found in the November 1970 edition of Good Housekeeping.  Below is a copy of the entire advertisement. 

A vintage advertisement for Two More Mayonnaise Cakes from Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise


In the same edition of Good Housekeeping, a full-color advertisement appeared for a Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake. 


A vintage advertisement recipe from Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise for a Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake


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