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Banana Rum Cake #TheCakeSliceBakers

Oh, bananas. They're humble, but exotic. They can be dressed up in Bananas Foster, or dressed down in a potluck-style Banana Pudding. Or, they can be baked into this delicious Banana Rum Cake for a treat that feels familiar and still special. As an asideI'm working on making 800 macarons for my church's Easter service. For some reason, after making 300 and not changing anything-- my macs started flopping last night. Macarons are tricky (downright jerks, actually). So I was very relieved to make a less technical treat like this cake. This recipe comes from Rebecca Firth's "The Cake Book," and this year's Cake Slice Baker bake-along cookbook. Check out the links at the end of this post to see what the other lovely bakers chose! Rebecca Firth describes this cake as "banana heaven." It has caramelly flavors, rich rummy goodness, and a banana-studded buttermilk batter. What's not to like? There are a couple more steps than a one-bowl recipe, but i

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