Combine flour with almonds, egg yolk, honey, baking powder and softened butter. Quickly mix into a smooth batter. Add spices and mix well.
Rinse and pit cherries, add to the batter. Butter baking pan and spread with batter, smooth. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C (approximately 350°F) for about 40-50 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool. Cut into slices and serve.