Homemade Hot Roll Mix 5 pounds flour 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 tbs salt 1-1/2 cups instant nonfat dry milk powder Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix to combine thoroughly. Place in a large airtight container and label with date, contents, and instructions. Store in a dark, cool dry place and use within 6 months. Use in place of commercial hot roll mix, adding yeast to the recipe as specified. For most recipes, you’ll use about 3-4 cups of this mix. Add one package instant blend dry yeast. Start with the smaller amount of mix and add enough to form a soft or firm dough, according to the recipe.