Glazed & Confuzed Closing Sunday With a New Shop and Menu in the Works

Confuzed Samoa doughnut at Glazed & Confuzed.EXPAND
Confuzed Samoa doughnut at Glazed & Confuzed.
Linnea Covington
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This Sunday, April 9, marks the end of Glazed & Confuzed Donuts on Leetsdale Drive. But fans of the stoner-themed doughnut shop, which originally opened in June 2014, don't have to mourn the closing for long. Owner Josh Schwab plans to open up again in the Stanley Marketplace come April 20, as long as everything goes according to plans.

When Glazed & Confuzed does reopen, you can expect even more crazy doughnuts and hybrid pastries, including collaborations with folks at the Stanley. For example, Schwab says he is currently coordinating with restaurateur Frank Bonanno (Mizuna, Salt & Grinder, Luca) to create a steamed, bao-bun-style doughnut. While Bonanno won't be working on the exact Asian-fusion pastry, he has agreed to host Schwab at his ramen joint, Bones, to teach him the art of making the soft, doughy and slightly sweet Chinese buns.

"It's a doughnut bao and it's like a steamed doughnut," said Schwab. "I think if we pull it off it, will be something special."

While Schwab couldn't promise that the new Glazed & Confuzed will be fully ready to go on time, he says that no matter what, he will be serving up the shop's famous CBD doughnuts there in honor of 4/20, even if the bakery isn't in full swing. Until then, stock up on favorites such as the Confuzed Samoa, Strawberry Shortcake and the bacon-laden Breakfast of Champz before last call this weekend.

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