noun, plural des·sert·spoon·fuls.
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Pour in a dessertspoonful of vinegar, stirring slowly all the time.A Comprehensive Guide-Book to Natural, Hygienic and Humane Diet|Sydney H. Beard
Put in the serving dish, and while still very hot pour over each a dessertspoonful of rum.Standard Paper-Bag Cookery|Emma Paddock Telford
If this paste is used for tarts, add one dessertspoonful of castor sugar to the flour.The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
Drop this batter on lightly buttered pans in round cakes, having about a dessertspoonful in each cake.
Pass this through a sieve, then boil it up in a bain-marie till it thickens, and add one dessertspoonful of New Century Sauce.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters