Apple And Cream Kuchen

1 package yeast; dry, active
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons sugar
2 cups flour; unbleached, unsifted
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup milk
1 egg; large
|CAKE: Mix yeast, salt, 4 T sugar, and 3/4 cup flour. Add butter to milk.
Heat until very warm (120-130 degrees F.). Gradually add milk to flour
mixture. Beat for 2 minutes. Add egg and 1/2 cup flour. Beat with an
electric mixer on high speed for 2 minutes. Mix in enough flour to form a
soft dough. Knead for 5 to 10 minutes, until dough is shiny and elastic.
Place in greased bowl and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Pat dough into well-greased 10-inch springform pan pressing the dough 1
1/2 inches up the sides of the pan.

FILLING: Toss apples with lemon juice, cinnamon, 1/4 cup sugar, and 2 T of
flour. Arrange in rows on top of the dough. Beat together cream cheese,
1/2 cup sugar, and egg. Spread over apples. Let rise in warm place for 1
hour. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes. Best when served warm.

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