Homemade Substitute Cream of Mushroom Soup for recipes. Our flavorful alternative to canned cream soups in recipes.
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Homemade Substitute Cream of Mushroom

Are you looking for a homemade substitute cream of mushroom soup? We have you covered with our flavorful alternative to add to all your favorite recipes that call for canned cream of mushroom soup.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 1
Author: Cris


  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Mushrooms
  • Clove Optional: 1 Garlic Minced
  • 3 1/2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Broth divided, Chicken or Beef
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Cup 2% or Whole Milk


  • Measure all ingredients before starting.
  • Mix 1/4 cup of your broth with your flour and salt and pepper in a small bowl until smooth and set aside.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add in mushrooms and garlic and cook until mushrooms reduce in size.
  • Add remaining 1/4 cup of broth and milk.
  • Gradually pour in your flour mixture stirring constantly with a fork until mixture completely blends into mixture.
  • Continue stirring constantly until sauce thickens and begins to bubble.
  • Remove from heat and add to any recipe as a substitute for one can of cream soup