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Salad Dressing Cupcakes

"Similar to the classic Mayonnaise Cake, but made with creamy salad dressing. This recipe is formulated for cupcakes, and is not suitable for a cake."
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55 m servings 173 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 cupcakes)


  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 283 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or use paper liners. Sift all-purpose flour, baking soda and cocoa together and set aside.
  2. Whip salad dressing, white sugar, water, and vanilla together until mixed thoroughly. Add flour mixture slowly and beat at medium speed of an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Divide batter into prepared muffin pans.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 25 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 57 Ratings

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Fantastic! I made these for my children's daycare. As easy as a mix, but much tastier! We iced them with the "Allspice Cream Cheese Frosting" from this site (it was leftover from our carrot cak...

Most helpful critical review

Did not like these. The flavor was all right but the texture was spongy. It was an easy and quick recipe, though!

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Fantastic! I made these for my children's daycare. As easy as a mix, but much tastier! We iced them with the "Allspice Cream Cheese Frosting" from this site (it was leftover from our carrot cak...

Great cupcakes, really easy! I used light mayo and they came out great. I liked having a recipe that only makes 12 cupcakes at a time.

These are sooo good. Just as fast as doing a box mix, but taste much better. I used FF Mayo in mine. They are heavy but have a fudgy yummy taste to them. Makes 12 perfect cupcakes. Tops cam...

it was VERY MOIST :) but not much flavor by itself. definately needs a frosting but i just ate it with whipped cream + used mayo instead of salad dressing + baked in exactly 20 minutes + exact...

These were so moist and delicious! My three year old made them with me and we had a blast! It was a very easy recipe! I would definitely use muffin cup liners next time though because they are s...

Perfect for what I needed today. These were quite easy for my newly five year old son and I could make together for a family birthday celebration and I loved that these only made twelve instead ...

I was very scared when I made the batter and it still tasted like mayo. (I used low fat mayo instead of salad dressing) They were a little bit sticky, but they tasted wonderful, so it's okay t...

Quick and we enjoyed them.

Absolutely amazing! I made these for someone, but could not get them delivered. 4 days later, I brought them to work... they were still moist and yummy like the day I made them! I didn't even...