Mayonnaise Devil’s Food Cake
• 4 c. sifted cake flour
• 2 c. sugar
• 1 1/2 c. cocoa
• 4 t. baking soda
• 2 c. cold water
• 2 c. mayonnaise at room temperature
• 1 T. vanilla
Mayonnaise, the secret ingredient in this cake, makes it especially moist and rich.
Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa and baking soda into large bowl. Add water, mayonnaise and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Pour into greased 13 x 9-inch pan lined with buttered wax paper.
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes. Turn out onto cake rack and remove waxed paper. Frost with fudge icing.