Chocolate Mayo Cake Featuring HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Original Mayonnaise

Chocolate Mayo Cake Featuring HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Original Mayonnaise

Use only HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Original Mayonnaise for this recipe to ensure success. Surprise your friends with this delicious cake!

  • Prep time

    30 minutes

  • Cooking time

    40 minutes

  • Serves

    Makes 1 cake


  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • ¾ cup HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Mix the cocoa, hot water and vanilla essence together in a jug. Cool.
  2. Sift the flour, baking soda and sugar in a bowl and make a well in the centre.
  3. Combine the HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise with the cocoa mixture and then pour in the well. Mix together gently.
  4. Pour into a well greased and lined 20cm round cake tin.
     Bake for 35-40 minutes until the cake is cooked when tested. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes before turning out onto a cake rack.
  5. When cold, ice with your favourite chocolate icing, or simply dust with icing sugar to serve.
  6. Melt 125g dark chocolate with 1/4 cup cream together in the microwave for 1 minute. Stir to combine, cool a little and then pour over the cake and smooth out.