Subverted: The villain is given a baby by one of his Mooks (or even The Dragon), looks at it hungrily, but decides to raise it as his successor instead.
Double Subverted: And then someone else eats the baby.
Parodied: An EVIL cooking show features delicious baby recipes.
Zig Zagged: The villain is given a baby by one of his Mooks, looks at it hungrily, but decides to raise it as his successor instead. Then someone else decides to eat the baby, but before he can do so the baby eats him. Then the baby goes on a rampage, eating everything it can see, but is defeated when another baby eats it. The villain eats that baby.
Averted: Nobody eats babies. Nobody considers eating babies. There may not even be any babies.