A dessert spoon is a spoon that is specifically designed to eat dessert. In a traditional table setting, the dessert spoon appears above the plate, separated from the rest of the cutlery so that diners do not get confused with one of the spoons used for a main course. The use of dessert spoons from around the world is very variable. In some areas, which are very common, while in other regions, the use of dessert spoon is almost unknown, with diners using forks or teaspoons for desserts instead.
In terms of scale, a desert spoon is usually similar to a soup spoon in size, although the container is ovoid, rather than year-round, with one end reaching an elegant point. The capacity of a dessert spoon is usually about two teaspoons, allowing people to adjust to a healthy serving of dessert in each scoop; The large capacity is also useful when you eat desserts in layers and complex, as it guarantees that a little of each flavor can be elegantly fit into each bite.
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Depending on the region and the formality, the dessert spoon can be set at the beginning of the meal, or it can be carried out later, with the dessert. In areas where dessert spoons are not very common, many restaurants and hosts prefer to wait to carry out the dessert spoons, because otherwise guests may accidentally use it before the meal. As in any situation where you use matched tableware, the handle of a desert spoon always accessorizes with the rest of the crockery.