Fireman Derek’s New York Style Cheesecake Recipe

Fireman Derek's Cheesecake

If you’re not up for heading over to Wynwood to visit Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe then here’s a recipe for his New York Style Cheesecake. Don’t forget to invite me over.

Fireman Derek’s New York Style Cheesecake Recipe

Makes 6 slices


  • 12 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 ounces sour cream
  • 1/4 stick of butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Add the cream cheese, sour cream and butter in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix together until all the ingredients have blended.
  3. Pour in sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  4. Mix well again.


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 stick of butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar


  1. Mix all ingredients together and spread in 9-inch pie pan.
  2. Place in oven at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.


  1. Place filling batter on top of crust.
  2. Place in rectangular baking dish and cover with parchment paper. This will prevent browning of the top.
  3. Bake for 45 minutes or until done at 350 degrees.
  4. Let cool and then refrigerate overnight.

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