When I was younger, I read somewhere that having peacock feathers in the house was bad luck. Something about the "eyes" on the feathers being evil.
Now, I don't know about you, but if I could gaze into these eyes all day, I'd consider myself downright lucky.
Especially if I had a fork.
In fact, I'd feel pretty fortunate if I had any of these cakes around.
(By Sweet On Cake, sub'd by Paul M.)
Who could dread such a perfect fall of feathers?
And this little birdie would be welcome in any season:
(By Tasha's Tasty Treats)
Especially with all that intricate Mehndi-inspired piping! Wow.
Here's another pipe(ing)-dream:
Look closely. See the peacock?
(And wouldn't those piped feathers make a lovely tattoo?)
Check out how this next one manages to convey "peacock" without a single beak or feather:
(By Fleur De Lisa Cake)
And another modern take:
(By The Royal Bakery)
That crest on top is too perfect.
Not that I'm dissing feathers, mind you!
(By McGreevy Cakes)
I want these as earrings.
You can even have a gorgeous peacock cake without a hint of their iconic blue:
(By Sweet Little Morsels)
So soft and sweet! I like the blush of pink in the flower buds.
Or for a real statement, how about white-on-white?
Fingers crossed the bird was the ring-bearer.
Think we can eat the cake out of the middle of this and turn it into a lamp?
(By Vinism Sugar Art)
Eat your heart out, Tiffany.
And finally, if you've got it, flaunt it!:
Well, it seems we've run out of peacock Sweets.
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