Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line muffin tray with cupcake papers.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time.
Add flour, baking powder and salt. Alternate with milk and beat well. Add vanilla essence and mix on a medium speed for 1 minute.
Divide evenly among pans and bake for 12-15 minutes.
For the frosting, whip the cream on a high speed for 2 minutes until light and fluffy.
In a second bowl, mix cream cheese and icing sugar on a low speed for 2-3 minutes then beat in vanilla extract.
Fold the cream cheese mixture in with the whipped cream and pipe onto cupcakes.
Top your cupcakes with assorted fruit lollies for an added theme. Place the finished cupcakes in the fridge to set the decorations in place.