Hellmann’s Hacks: Unusual Mayonnaise Use Cases
Hellmann’s Unusual Mayonnaise Recipe Hacks
There are so many reasons to love mayonnaise, because there are so many ways to use mayonnaise. Everyone knows you can spread it on sandwiches, but did you know you can also use mayonnaise to make fluffy scrambled eggs or even a moist chocolate cake? The secret to mayonnaise’s versatility is that it’s made with eggs, oil and vinegar and can act as a substitute for all these ingredients when cooking, grilling or baking. Explore our tips, tricks and secret ways to use Hellmann’s with our top 12 favorite mayonnaise hacks below.
1. Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Our delicious and easy-to-make Parmesan Crusted Chicken is one of our most crowd-pleasing recipes. And with mayonnaise as the key ingredient, what’s not to love?
2. Chocolate Cake in a Cup
Next time you have a late night sugar craving, our Chocolate Cake in a Cup uses mayonnaise instead of eggs and butter or oil to mix up a yummy treat in minutes.
3. Grilled Cheese
Here’s a secret you’re definitely allowed to spread. Using Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise in place of butter helps you create deliciously crispy Grilled Cheese. Not only does mayonnaise spread more easily on the outside of your sandwich than butter does, but it also grills for the perfect golden brown every time.
4. Mashed Potatoes
Make mayonnaise your secret weapon when whipping up Mashed Potatoes. Use Hellmann’s instead of butter for a creamy, rich texture and delicious taste.
5. Scrambled Eggs
The best mornings start with mayonnaise. Just a touch of Hellmann’s with eggs instead of milk helps make for lighter and fluffier scrambled eggs. Don’t believe us? Just try our signature Scrambled Eggs recipe.
6. Moist Chocolate Cake
Shh… it’s a secret. The world’s best chocolate cake is actually made with mayonnaise. Hellmann’s replaces butter or oil for a lighter and moister texture in our Moist Chocolate Cake recipe.
7. Turkey Casserole
Need inspiration for your Thanksgiving leftovers? Or maybe you’re just craving your favorite holiday dishes. Bring your food back to life with a little Hellmann’s. Adding mayonnaise to our Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Casserole recipe makes leftover mashed potatoes and turkey taste as moist as on Thanksgiving Day.
8. Roast Turkey
Whether it’s for Thanksgiving or just a family meal, no turkey is complete without Hellmann’s. Roast Turkey with mayonnaise brushed under and over the skin and sprinkle with your favorite poultry seasoning. Plus, use the delicious leftovers and a little more mayonnaise to create sandwiches the next day.
9. Choc-O Chip Bars
Mayonnaise and dessert are a match made in foodie heaven. Just reach for Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise next time you run out of eggs and butter or oil when baking. Plus, Hellmann’s Vegan spread is the secret ingredient in our deliciously moist Choc-O Chip Bars.
10. Oven Fried Chicken
Dreaming of crispy fried chicken? You don’t need an air or deep fryer to make our deliciously golden Balsamic Italian Oven Fried Chicken. Using mayonnaise instead of an egg wash helps hold breadcrumbs better and makes the chicken juicy and crisp, without the excess deep frying oil.
11. Blended Burger + Dipping Sauce
Cut down on beef while you amp up the flavor with a tasty and unique burger recipe. Our Blended Burger with Spicy Dipping Sauce uses mushrooms to cut beef consumption in half and Hellmann’s to hold it all together.
12. American Pancakes
When it comes to breakfast, no eggs is no problem. One of our favorite Hellmann’s Hacks is using mayonnaise instead of eggs and oil to make our fluffy and scrumptious American Pancakes recipe.