Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

Very moist cake that'll have 'em coming back for more.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease 2 9" x 1 1/2" layer pans.
  2. Line bottom with greaseproof paper.
  3. Grease & flour paper.
  4. Sift together all dry ingredients into a large bowl,.
  5. Stir in mayonnaise.
  6. Gradually stir in water & vanilla until smooth & blended.
  7. Pour into pans, and bake at 350° F OR 180° C for 30 minutess, or until cake springs back when touched.
  8. Cool completely before removing from pans.
  9. Chocolate Frosting:.
  10. Put cocoa powder, sugar & cornstarch in pot; mix well.
  11. Stir in water.
  12. Cook & stir until thick and smooth.
  13. Add butter & vanilla.
  14. Stir vigorously until smooth and shiny.
  15. Spread on cake.
  16. Add 2nd cake on top.
  17. Spread remainder of topping onto cake.
  18. Add peppermint essence as an optional flavour.

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