My mom--God rest her soul--was a marvelous cook, and I still prepare several of her greatest dishes. However, she also made a Sweet and Sour Pork that I dreaded like the Black Death. And she made it over and over again. Ghastly stuff.
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.