Transfer a slice onto each of two dessert plates (see note).
To serve, slice each cake into six pieces and place on a dessert plate.
There was a dish of fruit, but the three dessert plates were untouched.
Arrange a choux on each of 6 individual dessert plates.
The waiter arrived to clean off the dessert plates, and with him came coffee.
That day at his house the dessert plates were lovely, a single dark blue flower on a pale yellow ground.
He pushed his dessert plate aside and took a sip of coffee.
He shuffled across the room and placed one on a dessert plate for me.
One clue arrived written in icing on a dessert plate.
We left soon after the dessert plates were cleared away.