A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Mar. 28

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Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge and asked us to help get them out to the geeky masses. Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. Each morning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time you’ll see a new puzzle, and the previous day’s answer (in invisitext) posted here.

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SPOILER WARNING:
We leave the comments on so people can work together to find the answer. As such, if you want to figure it out all by yourself, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS!

Also, with the knowledge that because others may publish their answers before you do, if you want to be able to search for information without accidentally seeing the answer somewhere, you can use the Google-a-Day site’s search tool, which will automatically filter out published answers, to give you a spoiler-free experience.

And now, without further ado, we give you…

TODAY’S PUZZLE:

Some call this famous dessert a cake, some a torte, some a custard pie. What was it called in the culture that created it?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [America’s largest independent city] and learn that it is Baltimore, Maryland. Search [The Biggest Little City in the World] and find that it’s Reno, Nevada. Use Google Maps for a walking route. The route would take you 34 days, 22 hours. If you start at 12:01 a.m. on June 1, you’ll get there on July 5.

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