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Cream of Soup Mix

Learn How to Make Cream of Soup Mix, which is a Shelf Stable Pantry Staple. You can use this mix in any recipe that calls for a can of "cream of soup."
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Pantry Staples
Cuisine: Americana
Keyword: Cream of Soup Mix
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Mary's Nest


  • Quart-sized jar with lid
  • Food Safe Silica Gel Pack (optional)


  • 2 cups Dry milk powder Non-fat dry milk powder will have a 1 year shelf life. Full-fat dry milk powder will have a 6 month shelf life.
  • 3/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup Bouillon powder, preferably homemade
  • 1 tbsp. Fine ground salt Omit if using store-bought bouillon powder.
  • 2 tsp. Combination of dried herbs and/or spices, optional
  • Water


How to Make Cream of Soup Mix

  • Mix all ingredients, except water, together in a quart-sized jar, and shake well to mix thoroughly.
  • Add a food-safe silica gel pack to the jar, if using.
  • Put a lid on the jar and store it in your pantry.

How to Rehydrate Cream of Soup Mix to Make the Equivalent of 1 can of Cream of Soup

  • Add 1/3 cup of Cream of Soup Mix to a small saucepan.
  • Add 1 1/4 cups of water to the saucepan.
  • Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Once the mixture has thickened, which will happen almost immediately once it comes up to a boil, it is ready to use in any recipe that calls for 1 can of cream of soup.



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