Some cake recipes specifically call for mayonnaise, but generally it's not a good substitute for eggs in baking. Eggs are a unique ingredient -- an emulsion of liquid, protein and fat in a delicate balance. Virtually nothing acts the same way in cooking, as eggs do.
There is vinegar in mayonnaise. I would think you cannot.
Another answer: Actually Mayonnaise CAN be used. But only in specific cakes. Such as Chocolate. Not naming names, THE mayonnaise that tells you to "Bring out the Best"....Has a Chocolate Mayonnaise cake. For the 3 eggs the recipe calls for, you use 1 cup of mayonnaise instead. It was incredible. AND no traces of vinegar were detectable. Haven't tried it in cookies yet, but it's worth a shot. The mayo also replaced the oil the recipe called for.
A friend of mine introduced me to Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake about 6 years ago. I could not believe how great it tasted. I have made quite a few myself now over the past 6 years and at present it is my favorite cake on this planet. Being an old school chef and baker for over 30 years, I have of course heard of this substitute but never put it into practice until 6 years ago. Wish I had tried it sooner! Eggs, unless you have your own chickens for laying, are much cheaper though.
yes it can if you wish :)
Mayonnaise is an emulsion of egg yolks, oil and seasoning if you try cooking with mayonnaise it will split and spoil your recipie. Some cake recipes call for mayonnaise, but it substitutes for egg and some of the fat in the recipe, not just the eggs
It really depends on the recipe, but in most cases, yes, salad dressing can be used as a substitute for mayonnaise.
If a cake filling recipe requires lemon juice, can lime juice be used instead?
I have used 3/4 cup of mayonnaise in red velvet cake mix. It makes the cake so moist.
Yes, in some recipes. Remember that mayonnaise contains quite a bit of oil as well as eggs, so adjust your recipe accordingly.
Mayonnaise is mostly composed of eggs and oil. Many recipes call for it. In fact my mother made a GREAT mayonnaise chocolate cake from a recipe on the back of a Best Foods/Hellmann's mayonnaise jar. I have used mayonnaise many times in a pinch when I was out of eggs. Not sure how much to tell you to use, I just kind of judge the amount of mayonnaise to be about the amount of one egg.
Margarine is probably the best option, but vegetable oil and olive oil could also be used.
applesauce, applebutter, prunebutter, and pumpkin.
Mayonnaise is safe to eat if cooked or baked on foods. Mayonnaise can be used a a cake to give it a rich flavor.
Generally, you can substitute one tablespoon of mayonnaise for each egg, in most recipes.
It depends on the oil. Usually, it is margarine that is used. The important thing is to follow a recipe.