Cornelian Cherries

Cornelian cherries are an ancient fruit that is delightfully floral in preserves and other sweet confections.

Cornelian Cherries
How would I describe the taste of cornelian cherry preserve? Complex: a mix of carnations; the Croatian cherry liqueur Maraschino di Zadar; black cherries; and a touch of the fragrance of a night-blooming cereus.
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