2 lbs of strawberries
½ cup of sugar
1 cup of cold water
1 tsp of pure vanilla extract
1 tsp of allspice
2 6-inch round cakes
Whipped cream


Take strawberries and cut each into six pieces. Save one whole berry. Mix strawberries with sugar and water. Let set for one hour. Add vanilla and allspice to strawberry mixture. Let set for 15 minutes. Place one round cake in a bowl. Add berries until covered, then cover with whipped cream. Repeat with second round cake. Top with a dollop of whipped cream and whole strawberry.