1/2 cup vegetable oil, plus extra for greasing pan
2 cups granulated sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 extra-large eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water
3/4 cup good quality strawberry jam
Chocolate Ganache, recipe follows, optional
1 cup sherry or fortified wine* (recommended: Marsala wine)
4 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 to 3 tablespoons sugar
2 to 3 cups heavy cream
Bunch fresh mint sprigs, for garnish
1 cup heavy cream
10 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
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