Preheat oven to 340F. Line the bottom of 9" round pan with parchment paper and grease the sides.
In a medium bowl, sift the flour, cinnamon,salt and baking soda together. set aside.
In a large measuring cup, mix the applesauce and honey together. Set aside.
In a bowl of a standing mixer, place the sugar and eggs and mix medium speed for a few minutes until the mix is lighter in color. 4-5 minutes
Change mixer speed to low and slowly drizzle the oil into the bowl. Allow to incorporate. Return speed to medium.
Add the flour in 3 additions alternating with the Applesauce honey mix.
Pour batter into greased pan.
Bake until the center is golden and a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cake. About 25-30 minutes.
Remove the cake from the oven and let cool.
When reay to top the cake. Preheat oven to 300F. Remove the cake from the pan and place it on a cooling rack placed on a cookie sheet.
With a small tooth pick, pook the cake brush it with warm honey and top with almonds.
Bake for 5 minutes. Allow the cake to completely cool before placing in a serving dish.