Place cake cubes in a large bowl. Drizzle with brandy; toss to coat.
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Gradually stir in cream until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks. Return all to pan; bring to a gentle boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Stir in butter, vanilla and cinnamon. Cool completely.
In a small bowl, combine the preserves and pecans; set aside. For whipped cream, in a large bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form.
In a 4-qt. trifle bowl or glass serving bowl, layer a third of the cake cubes, custard, pecan mixture and whipped cream. Repeat twice. Garnish with additional pecans. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.