Maple Syrup Walnut Cupcakes with Maple Syrup Cream Cheese Frosting

For 10 to 12 cupcakes:
80g soft butter
60g brown sugar
½ tablespoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
50 ml maple syrup
120g of flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 pinch of salt
50g of chopped walnut kernels
For frosting: 120g double cream cheese
60g soft butter
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2 El maple syrup
250 - 300 g powdered sugar
Maple syrup and walnut kernels for decoration


Beat the soft butter with the sugar and the vanilla extract until creamy, then stir in the two eggs one at a time and also add the maple syrup.
Mix flour with baking powder and salt and stir in.
Finally, fold in the chopped walnut kernels.
Divide the dough evenly on small plates and heat at 175 ° C top and bottom heat or 150 ° C circulating air for about 20 minutes Bake the middle rack.
Allow to cool for 5 minutes in the mold, then place on a wire rack and allow to cool completely.
In the meantime, for the frosting, cream the cream cheese with the soft butter and stir in the maple syrup. Gradually add the icing sugar to the desired consistency. Frosting on the cupcakes squirt. Drizzle with maple syrup and decorate with walnut kernels.