Super-Moist Chocolate Mayo Cake

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Super-Moist Chocolate Mayo Cake

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Recipe Data

18
Servings
15min
Prep
2hr55min
Total

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    Description

    Using mayo to prepare a boxed cake mix is why this cake lives up to its name. It's even good without frosting. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 18
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    1(18-oz.) box chocolate cake mix
    1 c.Hellmann's real mayonnaise
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee ground cinnamon, optional
    1 c.water
    3Hy-Vee large eggs
    1recipe Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

    Things To Grab

    • 2 (9-inch each) round cake pans
    • Large bowl
    • Electric mixer
    • Wooden toothpick
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and lightly flour two 9-inch round cake pans; set aside.

    2. Beat cake mix, mayonnaise, cinnamon, water, and eggs for 30 seconds in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed. Beat on medium speed, scraping sides occasionally, 2 minutes. Pour evenly into prepared pans.

    3. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on wire rack; remove from pans and cool completely. Fill and frost tops and sides of cake and store at room temperature until ready to serve. 

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      For a sheet cake, prepare cake mix as directed. Spray a 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan with nonstick spray and fill with batter. Bake 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely and frost or dust with powdered sugar.
      Hy-Vee Test Kitchen

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    530 Calories per serving
    1 slice each

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 30g
    • Cholesterol: 75mg
    • Sodium: 360mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 63g
    • Protein: 4g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 4%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2010, courtesy of Hellmann’s