Orange Amaretto Syrup

makes approximately 1 cup
1½ cups orange juice
¼ cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon orange zest
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon amaretto liqueur (or almond extract)
Pinch kosher salt
½ tablespoon corn starch
1 tablespoon cool water

Combine juice, zest and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium high heat.  Stir to combine ingredients.  Cook until reduced by half (about 15-20 minutes).  Add butter, amaretto and salt.   Stir to combine. 

Combine corn starch and water in a jar.  Cover and shake the living tar out of it.  Pour slurry into orange syrup and stir.

Allow to cool (or not).  Serve and enjoy!

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