Recipe by Sue Dorfler
"This is my mother's cake recipe from the depression. It is also my favorite chocolate cake."
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1 1/2 teaspoons
2 (1 ounce) squares
unsweetened chocolate, melted
My hubby raved about this cake and he doesn't really care for cake. It was very fudgy and good.
This recipe was easy to make. However my cake did not cook all the way in the centre even after adding 10 minutes of baking time, I then took it out as the sides were getting burnt. The flavour was OK, but I was looking for something more "chocolatey" and a bit sweeter. Thanks for sharing.
I have never had such a moist cake. I loved it!!!
I doubled the recipe and made in a 9 x 13 inch baking pan. I didn't have the baking squares so I substituted with about 10 tbs. of baking cocoa (supposed to be 12 but it's all I had left, it was enough, though), and with 4 tbs. of veg. oil. I also added about 1 and 1/2 tsp. vanilla and sprinkled some cinnamon in the batter as well. I baked at 325 degrees. It was moist, which seems harder to find, to me, in a homemade cake , and it sure did rise nicely! The whole family loved it and was told by my daughter that this is her favorite cake recipe so far. I believe I'll just stick with this one! Thanks Sue!!
Yum!! My husband decided he wanted cake at 8:30 at night an I didn't have a box cake so we decided to try this one out just for fun and I am so glad we did, it was delicious!! I had everything around the house, it's very quick and easy! I made it in a bunt cake style and we both loved it!
This recipe is my favorite mayo-chocolate recipe so far. Found a wonderful brown sugar icing to go with this one: 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/4 cup margarine, less than 2 tablespoons of whipping cream, and slightly less than 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar. Decadent!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mayonnaise Cake II
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 262
** Calories from Fat: 122
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