You would just love this easily prepared chocolate cake. You can try this on any romantic evening.
One and a half cup of flour
Half cup cocoa
One teaspoon soda bicarbonate
One and a half cup of sugar
How to prepare
Preheat the microwave oven to 180 degree Celsius.
Add two limes zest and juice to two finely chopped apples to make sure they do not turn brown. Grease the cake pan well.
Prepare an 8-inches round cake tin by rubbing vegetable oil inside the pan and dust with some flour.
In a large bowl, sift flour, cocoa, and soda bicarbonate.
In a small bowl, whisk three eggs. Add sugar and mix well with large bowl mixture.
Pour the batter into the cake tin and bake for 40 minutes. Check for doneness of the cake with a toothpick. It should come out clean. Now, remove it from the oven. Once cooled, de-mould from cake pan and wrap in cling film.
In a bowl, add butter and beat till it gets fluffy with a hand beater. Add one cup of sugar and cocoa and beat well. Add one more cup of sugar. Add some vanilla essence and beat well.
Add the third cup of sugar. Beat well for 2-3 minutes. The mixture may look dry. Add one tablespoon of milk and mix it.
Check buttercream for consistency. It should have some fluffiness.
Place chocolate cigars all around the circumstances of the cake. Make six sections on the cake and fill with nuts.