2 cups all purpose flour

2/3 cup cocoa powder

1¼ tsp baking soda

½ tsp baking powder

Pinch salt

1 cup Hellmann’s Mayonnaise

4 eggs

1½ cups sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 1/3 cup water


  1. Grease and flour a large bundt pan or 2 8-inch cake pans. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the eggs, sugar and vanilla essence in the large bowl of an electric mixer on and beat at high speed until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder.
  4. At a low speed, add the Hellmann’s Mayonnaise to the egg mixture and mix well.
  5. Add the flour in four additions, mixing in alternately with the water, starting and ending with the flour.
  6. Pour into prepared pans and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 35 – 40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let sit in the pan/s about 5 minutes. Turn onto a wire rack to finish cooling. Frost as desired. Serve and enjoy.

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