2 pounds strawberries
1 cup sugar (to taste)
1 quart water
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
Clean and rinse berries. Add to water and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add sugar and simmer until berries are tender. Dissolve cornstach in a little water, and add to berries and sugar. Add vanilla. Bring to rolling boil, stirring constantly. Continue stirring and allow pudding to boil a few minutes. Cool. Sprinkle with sugar and serve with cream.