Tuesday, March 18, 2014

~ Low Carb Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

Recipe by Kathryn
Low Carb Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake
(Servings: 6-8 or 20 cupcakes)


2/3 cups coconut flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 eggs
Sweetener to equal 1 2/3 cups sugar ( I used 1 1/2 cups Erythritol + 1 tsp Stevia, maybe could have used more)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup mayonnaise
1 1/3 cups water


Preheat oven to 350. Grease and lightly flour 2 9-inch round cake pans, set aside.

In medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt; set aside.

In large bowl, with electric mixer at high speed, beat eggs, sugar and vanilla for 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in hellmanns real mayonnaise at low speed until blended. Alternately beat in flour mixture with water, begining and ending with flour mixture. Pour into prepared pans. Makes 20 cupcakes, (use liners)

Bake 30-33 minutes for cake, 25 minutes for cupcakes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. On wire racks, cool 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely.

Frost.... With low carb cream cheese frosting...

Makes 20 cupcakes...
I cupcake is 1 serving
1 UNFROSTED cupcake equals...


  1. Finally a cake that tastes like cake!! Recipe is so good!! Thank you for posting!!! Ive tried other "cup cakes" or brownies and had to throw them out because they weren't good, but this is definitely a keeper!!!

    1. So glad that you like it!... I grew up eating moist mayonnaise cakes... but high carb... one day I was determined to revise a recipe and make it LOW Carb... and this was that recipe!... I love it too... I freeze them and enjoy a piece whenever I get a sweet tooth... Happy Low carb baking!..

  2. Tried this last night. It was Awesome! First recipe that is cake. I'm curious how it'll be today after refrigeration but I followed the recipe exact until baking, only 20 mins. So glad I found this!

    1. AWESOME!!!.. I'm so glad that you like it!... it was a fun recipe to create... Taking old faithful recipes, I grew up with and making them Low Carb!... Love the challenge!... Happy cooking and eating!

  3. Just made these, yum, yum and Yum! Thanks for the recipe.

  4. Made these today to take to my women's group at church tonite. They were awesome! I made a dark chocolate sf buttercream frosting and added some unsweetened coconut on top if some. Left a few frostless-- they are moist enough you don't miss it! Having the leftovers for my birthday tomorrow! Thanks so much!