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The Handle the Heat Baker's Apron

I created this apron to be ultra wearable, functional, and stylish. After feeling frustrated with aprons that were too pretty to use or too stiff to feel comfortable, we found the perfect solution with soft yet durable recycled fabric that serves our mission of sustainability.

Not only that, but the apron features two different length options so if you’re petite like me, you still feel cute and feminine instead of drowning in fabric. 

Each size also has a tea towel holder to wipe away spills in a flash, as well as a super handy measuring weight guide so you can always bake the Handle the Heat way to all but guarantee bakery-quality results in your kitchen (and look good while doing it!).

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The Handle the Heat Membership

The online community for people who want to master the science of baking, join monthly live classes, whip up impressive treats, and find new baking BFFs.

Doors are currently closed, but get on our waitlist to be the first to find out when they reopen.

What Handle the Heat Members have to say:

One of the best purchases I've made this year is easily my HTH Membership.

- Sara K.

The membership is well worth it. I’ve learned so many tricks from Tessa that I believe I’ve become so much better at baking.

- Barbara S.

The membership is so educational without being educational! You’ll be able to learn so much without even realizing you’re learning.

- Ashlee L.

I am getting so many compliments on my baking skills since becoming a HTH member!

- Cindy D.

I don't join many things, but I am so glad I became a member of Handle the Heat! The zoom classes have been amazing!

- Karen V.

The Magic of Baking Course You Need

Learn how to tweak your own recipes! No more misses, only HITS coming out of your kitchen. This is everything I WISH people knew before they’d ever bake another recipe again.

You’ll learn HOW and WHY things work (or don’t) so you can consistently create delicious treats every single time.

What course students are saying:

The course is fun, informative and easy to follow. I love how it literally breaks everything down so you can physically see and understand how it all works without feeling overwhelmed.

- Ali W.

For me, The Magic of Baking is what has made such a difference in my baking. It has COMPLETELY taken my confidence to another level. I actually have had people ask me when I’m going to open a bakery!

- Nicole W.

About Tessa

I share trusted baking recipes your friends will LOVE alongside insights into the science of sweets. I’m a professionally trained chef, cookbook author, and cookie queen. I love to write about all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. I live in Phoenix, Arizona (hence the blog name!).

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