Cream ¼ cup shortening.
Gradually add 1 ¼ Maple Sugar.
Beat 2 eggs until slightly thickened, add dry ingredients alternately with ½ cup cream. Add nuts.
FIll cupcake papers ¾ full. Bake at 375 degrees Farenehiet about 15-20 mintues. Cover with Maple Butter. Garnish with walnut halves.
For Canada Day, try adding mini Canadian flags on toothpicks to your cupcakes for even more of a Canadian effect.
Source:The Sugar Bush Connection by Beatrice Ross Buszek