Very moist chocolate cake baked with mayonnaise and layered with cream and more chocolate,yum!!
Preparation Time-25 min
Cooking Time 25-30 min
All Purpose Flour-300 gms
Caster Sugar-280 gms
Cocoa powder- 55 gms or 4 tbsp.
Baking Powder-1 Tbsp
Cold Water -200 ml
Vanilla Essence-1 tsp
Whipping Cream -150 ml
Icing Sugar-2 tbsp
2 dollops of Mayonnaise
Melted Plain chocolate -120 gms (approx.)
Pre heat oven at 180°C. Grease 2 sandwich tins approx. 23 cms with baking paper.
In a bowl sift Flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder.
In a separate bowl add eggs ,vanilla essence and caster sugar and whisk until light and fluffy. Gradually add 15 dollops of mayonnaise and gently blend in.
To the egg mixture add flour mixture and cold water one after other and fold gently till its evenly mixed.
Divide the mixture in equal proportions in prepared tins and bake for 25-30** min or until the cake springs back when gently pressed.
Leave the cake to cool
**note- All oven temperatures vary.
For Icing- Blend icing sugar with whipping cream and whisk till soft peaks. Spread 2/3 of whipped cream on one of the cake and cover with the other cake.
Melt chocolate . when its almost cool mix it with 2 dollops of mayonnaise and remaining whipped cream. Spread this evenly on top of the cake.