Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Wow - Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake! My families favorite!

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, divided
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup water
2 cups fresh blueberries
8 ounces cream cheese, cubed
2 teaspoons lemon rind, grated, divided

Cream together 1 1/4 cups sugar and 1/2 cup butter until light and fluffy; add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Combine 2 cups flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with milk and water.

Toss blueberries in 1/4 cup flour; fold into batter with cream cheese and 1 teaspoon lemon rind. Pour into greased and floured 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

Combine remaining sugar, flour and rind; cut in remaining butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over batter.

Bake in preheated 375 degree F oven for 1 hour.

NOTE: two cups frozen, thawed, drained blueberries can be substituted for fresh blueberries.

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