Make cake mix as directed except reduce the water amount it calls for by a 1/3 cup and add 1 cup strawberry preserves and 4 or 5 drops of red food coloring.
Bake as directed in 2 9inch cake pans.
When cakes are completely cooled put one of the cakes on the cake plate.
in a bowl mix room temperature cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup strawberry preserves.
Smooth cream cheese mixture on top of first cake, leave about 1/2 inch from the side of the cake.
Add on top of this the other cake and icing with cool whip and decorate with fresh strawberries.