Italian Hangover Cake Recipe

Nothing beats a sweet treat first thing in the morning to help cure your hangover! This delicious Italian hangover cake is the perfect blend of sweet and savory, and will leave you feeling as good as new. Let’s get baking!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dried cherries


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch springform pan with butter and set aside.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, sea salt, and nutmeg.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together the light brown sugar and melted butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, followed by the milk and vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and beat until smooth.
  6. Fold in the pecans, chocolate chips, and dried cherries, and pour the batter into the prepared springform pan.
  7. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes before serving.

This Italian hangover cake is best served warm and with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream. Enjoy!