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Chocolate Mayo Cake
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Chocolate Mayo Cake Recipe

Have you tried Chocolate Mayo Cake? This incredibly simple chocolate cake recipe is decadent and delicious. With only a few ingredients, this cake is a mix and pour then bake. It is so easy to make, you will be making this chocolate mayo cake over and over again. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate Mayo Cake
Servings: 8
Author: Jill


  • Large ice cream scooper
  • 1 10in round cake board
  • 3 in round cake pans


  • 2 - 15 oz box of chocolate cake mix
  • 2 C Real Mayo
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 C water

Frosting ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 - 8 oz cream cheese soften
  • 1 1.2 Hershey special dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 7 C powder sugar
  • 1/4 C heavy whipping cream


Cake Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease the cake pans with pam baking spray and set aside
  • Using a standing mixer, combine all ingredients and beat until smooth
  • Divide the batter evenly between the 3 cake pans
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Allow to cool completely before removing from cake pans

Frosting Directions

  • Using the standing mixer again, beat the cream cheese and butter until combined and smooth
  • Gradually mix in the cocoa powder, vanilla and salt
  • Very slowly, beat in the powdered sugar until combined
  • Whisk in the heavy whipping cream until the icing is smooth and fluffy

Directions to build the cake

  • Place 1 layer of cake onto the cake board
  • Using the ice cream scooper, scoop out 4-6 scoops of frosting and smooth evenly on one layer of cake
  • Place another layer of cake on top and spread more frosting
  • Place the last layer on top and frost the remaining cake with remaining frosting