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Mayonnaise Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandmother Ryan
Added: Friday, April 17, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cup miracle whip
3 cups flour
1 1/2 cup warm water
3 t soda
3/4 t salt
1 1/2 t vanilla
6 t cocoa

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients, spread in 9 x 13 inch greased cake pan. Make three little dips in the dry ingredients, add miracle whip to one; warm water to one and vanilla to the third. Stir until well blended. Bake at 350 for one hour.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-15 pieces
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes prep/1 hour baking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I remember making this at friend's houses as a little girl. It doesn't taste all that great, but it feels like a science experiment so is worth the effort with a young child.

 

 

 

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