Portillo's Chocolate Cake

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by xDAVEx

Careful... this one causes cravings! This cake recipe is super light, moist, and not too sweet. It is a perfect base to dump the best frosting, fudge, or chocolate all over it. It makes great cupcakes too! The recipe was labeled as a copycat for Portillo's (this ones all over the net so I can't credit anyone). Whether it is a good copy I'm not sure... but it makes a darn good cake.

Top Review by ablalock08

Luuluu is correct the cake mix is Betty Crocker. Seems like yesterday when I was making this cake at the restaurant. This cake is SUPER DELICIOUS....The lemon cake is also divine!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 betty crocker super moist chocolate butter recipe cake mix (gotta be butter recipe)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup Hellmann's mayonnaise (not light)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease 2 round cake pans (or your choice of pan; cupcakes works great too).
  3. Beat all ingredients for 4 minutes (makes it fluffy).
  4. Pour into prepared pans.
  5. Follow baking instruction on box for your choice of pan, elevation, etc.
  6. Use toothpick to check for doneness.

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