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    Portillo's Chocolate Cake

    Portillo's Chocolate Cake. Photo by Marie Nixon

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    xDAVEx's Note:

    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.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-8

    Yield:

    cake

    Units: US | Metric

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 12, 2011

      55

      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!

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    • on May 28, 2011

      A not from someone who knows - Portillos's actually uses Betty Crocker Devil's Food Cake mix (yes, super moist). The photo doesn't bear any passing resemblance to a Portillo's Chocolate cake...but I'm sure it's good nonetheless...

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    • on June 12, 2010

      55

      There are so many excellent chocolate cake recipes on Recipezaar and this recipe should rate up there with the best. The cake turned out so soft and tender and completely delicious. I used a Duncan Hines chocolate butter fudge recipe mix. This is my first attempt at a mayonnaise cake. I froze most of the cake to keep myself from over eating now and so that I'll have a treat in the future.

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    Nutritional Facts for Portillo's Chocolate Cake

    Serving Size: 1 (143 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 565.7
     
    Calories from Fat 230
    40%
    Total Fat 25.5 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 4.2 g
    21%
    Cholesterol 104.9 mg
    34%
    Sodium 888.9 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 77.7 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 40.4 g
    161%
    Protein 7.3 g
    14%

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