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Easy Tropical Fruit Salad served with a paper party umbrella is sweet, healthy & refreshing! It makes the perfect dessert for a Tropical Summer Craft Party!

Easy Tropical Fruit Salad


Packed with fresh fruit and an orange/lemon/vanilla dressing, this Easy Tropical Fruit Salad is a delicious addition to any Summer menu!



  • 1/4 small Fresh from Florida watermelon (cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 1 fresh pineapple (cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 2 15 oz. cans mandarin oranges (preferably in juice not light syrup) (**reserve 1/4 cup juice)
  • 2 quarts strawberries (about 4 cups) (tops removed, cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 1/4 cup reserved juice from oranges
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Mix together the reserved juice from the oranges, the lemon juice and vanilla extract.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together fruit and juice mixture.
  3. Refrigerate until serving.
  4. To serve, spoon fruit salad into individual clear plastic cups and top with a colorful paper drink umbrella.