Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
Sift flour, baking powder, and baking soda into a medium bowl.
In a mixing bowl combine the sugar, salt and 1 stick of soft butter.
Beat at medium speed for 5 minutes.
Add eggs, one at a time, then add vanilla and Crown Royal with the very last egg. Beat until well combined.
On low speed, add the flour mixture.....alternate with milk. Begin and end the addition with the flour.
Add nuts with the last addition of flour.
Stir batter only to fully blend all ingredients.
Fill the cupcake tins with cupcake batter until ¾ full.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Cool in cupcake tin for 10 minutes.
Remove from cupcake tin then completely cool them on a wire rack.