In saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water, then dissolve over low heat. Stir into sour cream; set aside. In mixing bowl, beat cream, gradually adding sugar until soft peaks form. Stir in vanilla and sour cream-gelatin mixture. pour into 1 qt. mold, rinsed first with cold water. Chill until firm. Unmold on serving plate and surround with sweetened strawberries. Slice mold to serve and top each with berries. Serves 8.