dry cream soup base mix in a jar with containers of mushrooms, asparagus and chicken.

Cream Soup Base Mix

Make your own Cream of Anything Soup with this base mix. Use it to make cream of chicken, cream of celery soup, etc. Great for gift giving.


  • 2 1/2 cup powdered non-fat dry milk or powdered rice milk for vegan
  • 1 cup cornstarch or arrowroot, or 1/2 cup each cornstarch and mashed potato flakes
  • 1/3 cup chicken bouillon granules or vegan alternative
  • 2 tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp dried thyme


  1. Combine all ingredients and place in a quart mason jar.

  2. To prepare the equivalent of one can of condensed soup: Cook 1/2 to 1 cup of the main ingredient in a pot until tender.

    Add about 1 1/4 cups of water and 2 cups of mix. Whisk until combined and heat over a medium flame until it reaches your desired thickness.