Bavarian Apple Torte
1/2 cup butter
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup honey
1 cup all-purpose flour
8 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup honey1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups Golden Delicious apples, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 cup almonds, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup honey
Crust: Cream butter, honey and vanilla extract. Blend into flour, pat into greased 9-inch springform pan (bottom and up sides enough to accommodate filling and topping).
Filling: Combine cheese and honey; mix well; add egg and vanilla extract; mix and pour into pastry lined pan.
Topping: Place sliced apples on top of the filling (in circular pattern) sprinkle with almonds, and cinnamon and drizzle with honey as uniformly as possible.
Bake for 10 minutes at 425 degrees F. Reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees F for approximately 25 minutes more.
Cool and refrigerate.