|Packed brown sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate squares||2|
|Softened shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
In a saucepan over very low heat, combine 2/3 cup (150 mL) brown sugar, 1/3 cup (75 mL) milk and chocolate, stirring until chocolate melts.
Set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, cream together shortening and 2/3 cup (150 mL) brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time.
Beat well after each addition.
In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt.
Add to creamed mixture alternately with 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk, beating after each addition.
Add chocolate mixture.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin, filling cups three-quarters full.
Bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes.