Sometimes, a character's choice (or lack thereof) of cupcakes (or another food), especially if the food is in some way color coded, can give the audience clues about what happens to the character later on. The final cutscene of the DS version of Lego Star Wars III would be the Trope Namer.
Hello, Unknown Troper. You'll need to get known to lend a hand here.
Three days must pass before this YKTTW is Launchworthy or Discardable