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Condensed Cream of Anything Soup recipe from TastesBetterFromScratch.com
Condensed "Cream of Anything" Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Homemade replacement for any Condensed Cream of Soup recipes. Makes the equivalent of one (10.75 oz) can.
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream of celery soup recipe, cream of chicken soup recipe, cream of mushroom soup recipe
Unit: cup, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 1 can
Calories: 367 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon cube
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  1. In a small saucepan whisk together milk and cornstarch. Add butter, bouillon, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder and parsley.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Once boiling, simmer for 30 more seconds to thicken.
  3. Use in recipes to replace one (10.75 oz) can of cream of (anything) soup.
For Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
  1. Stir in one (4 oz) can of mushroom pieces to the finished recipe.
For Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  1. Use recipe as is. Optional*, stir in 1/4 cup cooked, diced chicken pieces to the finished recipe.
For Condensed Cream of Celery Soup
  1. Stir in 1/2 cup sautéd, chopped celery to the finished recipe.