Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe with a Surprise Ingredient!
There are many simple moist chocolate cake recipes out there claiming to be the best, but one proves to be the most intriguing. Have you ever heard of chocolate mayonnaise cake? Yes, mayo in your chocolate cake! It might sound absurd if you’ve never tried it, but it’s a tried-and-tested baking method that has been passed on from one generation to the next.
Why put mayonnaise in chocolate cake in the first place? It’s hailed as a secret ingredient that makes the decadent dessert extra rich and moist!
Historically, super moist old fashioned chocolate mayo cakes originated from a shortage of eggs, dairy, and sugar in World War II. Mayonnaise was used as a replacement ingredient, then eventually evolved into a kitchen hack that made it to any respectable list of chocolate moist cake ingredients. If you’re still having a hard time imagining the flavors playing well together, then try it for yourself. Here’s how to make moist chocolate cake with mayonnaise as a star ingredient.
For toppings, go colorful and healthy with fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and peaches. You know what they say, the more colors on your plate, the healthier it is. Who knew that applied to dessert, too?
- Chocolate Cake
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 3 pcs eggs
- 1 2/3 cups white granulated sugar
- 1 cup Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise
- 1 1/3 cup water
- Chocolate Ganache Frosting
- 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate
- 1 cup heavy cream