Chocolate Bundt Cake
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1-1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1-2/3 cups sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup mayonnaise
1-1/3 cups water
Preheat the oven to 350. Thoroughly grease a bundt pan or two nine inch pans. Set aside.
Place the flour, cocoa, and leavener in a bowl. Whisk until well combined.Make a well in the mixture, and add the eggs,mayonnaise,and sugar,whisking to combine. Take care not to overmix.Pour the hot water over the batter,and mix thoroughly to combine. The batter will be loose. Pour the batter into the greased pan and place in the oven. Bake for around 40 minutes for the bundt, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. When the cake is completely cool, turn it out of its pan onto a wire rack. Move to a serving plate. Dust with powdered sugar or cocoa or glaze if desired.