Family movie nights are a weekly affair at our home. You know that I love making special activities or recipes for them. Abominable Aurora Borealis Key Lime Bundt Cake is my latest sweet treat. It is inspired by Universal Pictures adorable animation Abominable! We loved the movie when we saw it in theaters, and are celebrating that starting December 17th we can enjoy it at home! Hence the easy bundt cake recipe. The cake is a nod to the the conservation messages of the movie and the sweetness of the loveable Yeti named Everest.
Abominable Aurora Borealis Key Lime Bundt Cake Recipe
When you mesh adventure with the discovery of our wonderful planet you can totally count us in. Abominable takes us on a fabulous journey across China that includes the magic of watching the northern lights. They are also known as the Aurora Borealis. This spectacular mother nature show of lights mesmerizes just as the story of Abominable does! Get your sweet tooth on with our Abominable Aurora Borealis Key Lime Bundt Cake recipe!
- 1 box of white cake mix
- 4 large eggs
- 1 box of instant vanilla pudding
- 1/2 cup of sour cream
- 3/4 cup of canola oil
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 3/4 cup of key lime juice
- 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- 3 drops of leaf green food color
- 1 9-inch bundt cake mold
Cream cheese frosting
- 12 ounces of softened cream cheese
- 4 cups of powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt
- 1 large piping bag with a round tip
- Zest of key limes to garnish
Key Lime Bundt Cake Directions
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray your bundt pan with baking spray, set aside
- Combine the cake mix, pudding, eggs, sour cream, sugar, oil, key lime juice, and vanilla.
- Mix in the green gel food coloring.
- Pour the mix into a bundt pan and bake in the oven for 35-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when poking the center
- Allow cooling completely on the counter before removing it from the pan.
- Mix all ingredients until you get a smooth consistency.
- Spoon frosting into a piping bag and pipe the frosting over the top.
- Sprinkle with key lime zest if desired.
Here is another family movie night favoritye sweet treat, try these The Little Mermaid cookies!
From the studio that brought you How to Train Your Dragon, this heartwarming and humorous story follows teenage Yi (Bennet) as she encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in China, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Trainor) and Peng (Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step ahead of Burnish (Izzard), a wealthy man intent on capturing a Yeti, and zoologist Dr. Zara (Paulson) to help Everest get home.
Abominable Bonus Features
BONUS FEATURES ON 4K Ultra Hd, BLU-RAYTM, DVD and digital:
– MAROONED – Marooned, tells the story of a cantankerous and selfish robot named C-0R13. Stranded on an abandoned lunar outpost, C-0R13 longs to return to Earth. With a partially built ship and his last power source, this determined robot will stop at nothing to achieve his goal.
SHOW AND TELL
– Back home in the Himalayan Mountains, Everest puts on a magical show-and-tell for his fellow yetis after he receives a special care package from Yin, Jing and Peng.
DELETED SCENES with Intros by Writer/Director Jill Culton and Co-Director Todd Wilderman
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- Spa Day
- Villains at the Map
- Magic Montage
- Yak Attack
MAKING A MYTH (MOVIE)
– In this entertaining ‘making of’ we learn from the filmmakers and stars how they brought the heartfelt and whimsical story of Abominable to life – from the use of magic, music and humor, to the themes of family and nature.
– From the production design to storyboarding and animating, the creative team behind Abominablewill take us through the design and animation of the film.
MEET THE CAST –
This fun featurette introduces the audience to the cast of Abominable and the characters they play. Learn first-hand from the actors what their personal inspiration was for the role and how they went about performing the voicework.
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- Chloe Bennet as Yi
- Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Jin
- Albert Tsai as Peng
- Tsai Chin as Nai Nai
- Joe Izzo as Everest
YOUR YETI CARE GUIDE
– Chloe, Albert and Tenzing provide tips and tricks to caring for your newly adopted “Yeti”. In this case YETI stands for pet – dog, kitten and bird.
COURAGE TO DREAM
– This featurette explores the character Yi, the strong, independent and untraditional female lead at the center of Abominable. Actor Chloe Bennet and the filmmakers discuss what makes Yi special and why she is the ultimate role model for young girls and boys today!
AN ABOMINABLE TOUR WITH CHLOE BENNET
– Like her father before her, Yi dreams of traveling across China to see the many beautiful, natural and culturally significant locations featured in Abominable. Chloe Bennet, the voice of Yi, will take viewers on their own magical journey.
– Shooting on the DreamWorks Animation campus, we bring in some real kids to meet the man behind the voice of Everest, Joe Izzo, and the audio team from Abominable to learn about all the cool tech that went into Everest’s voice.
COOKING WITH NAI NAI
– Can Tsai Chin, the voice of Nai Nai, learn to make Nai Nai’s famous pork buns in real life? Let’s find out!
HOW TO ABOMINABLE –
Bring Everest, Yi, and Nai Nai to life in your home with this How-to-Draw with a difference. Not only will we show you how to recreate your favorite characters from Abominable, but also how to magically bring them to life through a homemade Chinese style lantern!
- How to Draw
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- Nai Nai
- How to Make a Chinese Lantern
YOU CAN SPEAK YETI-ESE
– Inspired by foreign language courses, viewers can learn how to speak Yeti-ese with these easy teaching guides hosted by Chloe Bennet.
NAI NAI SAYS
– Narrated by Nai Nai, Yi’s wise grandma gives us life lessons on how to be a strong, independent, modern woman.
– Writer/Director Jill Culton, Co-Director Todd Wilderman, Producer Suzanne Buirgy, Producer Peilin Chou, Production Designer Max Boas, Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Edwards, and Head of Character Animation John Hill
Celebrate that Abominable will be available on DVD and Bluray on December 17th with our Aurora Borealis