Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

PREP TIME

35 mins 

COOKING TIME

40 mins 

SERVES

12  PEOPLE
Super indulgent multi-layered chocolate cake made with Hellmann's mayonnaise, for true cocoa lovers!

INGREDIENTS

  • 55 g cocoa powder
  • 15 dollops Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise (225 g)
  • 280 g caster sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 280 g self-raising flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 150 ml whipping cream, whipped
  • 115 g plain chocolate
  • 2 dollops Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise

  1. Amount per Serving
Title Amount per Serving
Energy 350.53 kcal
Protein 6.35 g
Sugar 34.27 g
Fibre 3.29 g
Fat 12.13 g
Saturated fat 6.77 g

METHOD

  1. Lightly grease and line the base of two 23cm sandwich tins with baking paper. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, 160°C fan, Gas mark 4. Sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a bowl.

  2. Place the eggs, vanilla and caster sugar into another bowl and, using an electric whisk, whisk for 2-3 minutes until creamy and smooth.

  3. Using a plastic spatula, add the mayonnaise and blend it in evenly. Gradually add the flour mixture and 200ml cold water, folding in gently between each addition until all the ingredients have been included.

  4. Divide the mixture evenly between the prepared tins and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the centre of each cake springs back when gently pressed.

  5. Leave to cool in the tins for 10 minutes, then loosen the edges, turn out and cool on a wire rack.

  6. Spread 2/3 of the whipped cream on top of the first cake and cover with the second cake. Mix the melted chocolate with the mayonnaise and spread evenly over the top of the cake.