#127 – Stuffed Pepper Soup & Mississippi Mud Cake

hosted by Laverne Diede & Rhonda Fitterer

Stuffed Pepper Soup

  • 1 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 29 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 29 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Water – optional

Cook hamburger until no longer pink; add diced peppers, sauté with hamburger for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, bouillon cubes, brown sugar, and soy sauce; bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Add cooked rice to soup, and salt and pepper to taste. Note: There is enough liquid from cans of tomatoes, but if too thick, add water to your liking.

Mississippi Mud Cake


  • 1 tsp soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Crisco
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa
  • 6 tbsp. milk
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Sift flour; add sugar and salt to bowl and mix well. In a saucepan, combine butter, Crisco, cocoa and water and bring to a rapid boil; stirring often. Add cocoa mixture to flour, stirring until combined. Add eggs (slightly beaten) in one at a time; stir until mixed. Add buttermilk, soda and vanilla to mixture and stir until mixed. Pour into a creased 9 x 13 inch cake pan; bake for 20 minutes.

Icing – Start 5 minutes before cake is done. Mix butter, cocoa and milk together in a saucepan and bring to a boil; remove from heat and add powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts, mix well and spread over hot cake.


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