1 lb. soft maple sugar 1/4 cup boiling water 3/4 cup thin cream 2/3 cup English walnut or pecan meat, cut in pieces
Break sugar in pieces; put into a saucepan with cream and water. Bring to boiling-point, and boil until a soft ball is formed when tried in cold water. Remove from fire, beat until creamy, add nut meat, and pour into a buttered tin. Cool slightly, and mark in squares.