11/2 - 2 lbs of fresh Strawberry, clean, hulled, dried and sliced
11/2 cups of strawberry jam
2tbsp cold water
1- 2 store bought pound cake, sliced in approx. 1/2\" (you may bake or buy sponge cake as well for a lighter version)
4cups heavy whipping cream
6tbsp granulated sugar
1tsp vanilla extract
Combine the strawberry jam and a few tbsp spoon of water and mix until i t is slightly thick and pourable. Set aside. (You may want to sub with some Raspberry liquor). Set aside.
In a large bowl, add the sugar, vanilla extract and whipping cream. Using a mixer, beat first at low speed and then increase to max. speed. Beat until soft peak forms. Set aside.
Arrange slices of strawberry around the bowl. Cover the bottom of a trifle bowl with the slices of cake. Add on top more strawberry, pour some of the strawberry jam mixture followed by some of the whipping cream.
Repeat arranging strawberries around the bowl, then the cake, strawberry, strawberry jam mixture and whipping cream, Repeat steps as necessary finishing with the whipping cream.