When the sirup is made by mixing the sugar and water and bringing it to a boil, the prepared fruit should be dropped into it and cooked.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
White sugar to be washed is thoroughly mixed with a sugar sirup supersaturated.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891" by Various