Chocolate Cake & Frosting
This old-fashioned chocolate cake recipe has been in the family for years and it's a big hit at holiday gatherings. It's very easy to make!
- 2 c. flour
- 1 c. sugar
- 1 c. mayonnaise
- 1 c. water
- 4 T. cocoa
- 2 tsp. soda
Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl and beat on medium speed. Pour into 9"x13" cake pan and bake at 350º for about 35 minutes. Check with toothpick.
- 3 c. powdered sugar
- 1/4 c. shortening or softened butter
- 1/4 c. water
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- food coloring or cocoa (optional)
Add ingredients to a mixing bowl and stir or use mixer. You can add food coloring to color frosting or cocoa for chocolate frosting. Spread frosting over cooled cake.