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Granny Linder's Mayonnaise Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Granny Linder's Mayonnaise Cake, by , is from The Comforts of Home A Linder Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Leslie Luthe
Added: Sunday, October 18, 2009


2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup cold water
2 tsp. vanilla
4 heaping TBSP. cocoa

1 cup white sugar
2 TBSP. cornstarch
2 (1oz.) squares of chocolate, melted
dash of salt
1 cup boiling water
3 TBSP. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix flour, sugar, soda, salt, and cocoa. Add mayonnaise, water and vanilla. Bake in a 9x13 pan at 350 until cake springs back...about 30 minutes.

Mix cornstarch and sugar. Add chocolate and salt. Add boiling water. Cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Stir and spread on cooled cake.




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