Apple Cheese Torte
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), divided|
|Vanilla||1 Teaspoon, divided|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce|
|Apples||4 Cup (64 tbs), thinly sliced|
|Powdered sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Slivered almonds||2 Teaspoon, slivered almonds|
Cream together: butter, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp vanilla.
Add flour, and when well blended, press mixture into bottom and 1 1/2 inches up side of a 9" spring form pan.
Beat cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, egg, 1/2 tsp vanilla until mixture is smooth.
Pour into prepared crust.
Toss apple slices lightly with 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
Layer evenly over cream cheese.
Bake at 450 degrees, 10 minutes, then reduce oven to 400 and continue baking 30-45 minutes or until apples test done.
Cool in pan, then remove sides of pan and place on serving plate.
Combine powdered sugar and milk, and drizzle over torte.
Garnish with almonds.