as much as a dessertspoon can hold: 2½ fluid drams.
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How to use dessertspoonful in a sentence
While hot put in a small lump of butter and a dessertspoonful of salt.Holiday Stories for Young People | Various
Fry in very hot grease using about a dessertspoonful of batter for each cake.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Pour over the above, one cup warm water in which one level dessertspoonful of soda has been dissolved.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book | Various
Drop this batter on lightly buttered pans in round cakes, having about a dessertspoonful in each cake.Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes | Miss Parloa
When almost cold, add a dessertspoonful of vanilla and a tablespoonful of brandy.Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes and Home Made Candy Recipes | Miss Parloa