Unhealthy Food

Mayonnaise Chocolate Cake

Oven temperature: Gas mark 4 middle shelf / 350°F / 180°C / 170°C (ish) Fan oven

Serves: Depends on how small you can cut the slices!

Cooking time: 1 hour approx.



275g Self raising flour

225g caster sugar

1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

200g jar mayonnaise

4 tablespoons cocoa

225ml hot water

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Greased 6 – 7 inch (15cm – 18 cm) round cake tin


2 level teaspoons coffee and 2 tablespoons cocoa dissolved in 2 tablespoons hot water

75g margarine

225g icing sugar


For the cake:

Mix all ingredients together. Mix well and place in tin.

Mixture is quite runny. Cook for about 1 hour

When cool cover with the icing.

For the icing:

Cream together margarine and sugar.

Stir in coffee and cocoa dissolved in the hot water. Mix well.

Smooth over cake