Best Chocolate Devil's Cake

Serves 8-10
  • 1 ¾ cups self-raising flour
  • 1 ¾ cups sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Best Foods™ Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups milk


Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 45-50 minutes

  1. Pre‐heat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Sift flour, cocoa, baking soda and baking powder into a large mixing bowl and stir in sugar. 
  3. Add egg, mayonnaise, vanilla and milk and beat together on low speed until combined, increase speed and beat at medium for 2 minutes. 
  4. Pour into a lined 23cm cake tin and bake for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out with a small amount of fudgy mixture.
  5. Ice with chocolate ganache: Melt together 150 grams dark chocolate with ¼ cup cream and 30 grams butter until smooth and dark. 
  6. Let cool then spread onto cake. 
  7. Serve with summer berries, cream and extra chocolate sauce.
Recipe by Jo Wilcox