The cake, alas, is not homemade. The strawberries were amazingly fresh, purchased at Wal-mart. The heavy cream was purchased at Costco and whipped into shape by my brother David. The raspberry sauce was a mixture of homemade simple syrup (1:1 portions of water and sugar) plus a pile of fresh Costco raspberries.
And thus it was that David, his wife Patricia, and I capped off dinner.
Oh, yeah: coarse-grained cane-sugar sprinkles on top.