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The Incredibly Moist Homemade Chocolate Cake

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    The Incredibly Moist Homemade Chocolate Cake
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (500 mL)
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa (150 mL)
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking soda (6 mL)
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder (1 mL)
  • 3 eggs (3)
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar (400 mL)
  • 1 tsp vanilla (5 mL)
  • 1 cup Hellmann's Real (250 mL) Mayonnaise
  • 1 1/3 cup water (325 mL)


Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C). Grease and flour 2 x 9 inch (23 cm) round cake pans.

Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl; set aside. In another large bowl, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla on high speed for 3 minutes or until creamy. Reduce speed of mixer to low and beat in mayonnaise until smooth. Next add flour mixture in 4 equal parts, alternating with water and ending with flour mixture.

Pour into prepared cake pans; bake for 30-35 minutes or until centre springs back when touched. Cool on rack 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely. Fill and frost as desired.

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