Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Generously butter and flour a 10 to 12-cup bundt pan
the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Continue cooking until the foam
in the pan has subsided and the butter is fragrant and nut brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Immediately transfer to the bowl of an electric mixer.
together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, allspice and salt in a large bowl.
Beat together the browned butter, sugars and eggs
with an electric mixer
until well combined and thick. Beat in 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla and the pumpkin
. Fold in the flour mixture and the crystallized ginger.
Scrape into the pan and bake until a wooden pick inserted close to the center comes out with some moist crumbs attached, about 1 hour 15 minutes. Cool in the pan, then run a metal spatula
around the edge and center of the pan and invert the cake onto a serving platter.
Stir together the confectioners' sugar, heavy cream and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla in a small bowl. Drizzle
over the cake