Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, and fold in the flour. Combine the bourbon, corn syrup, and preserves and stir in.
Add the raisins, pecans, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves and fold to blend thoroughly. Pour and scrape the batter into a buttered 4-quart tube pan and bake2½ hours, or slightly longer. Let stand until cool. Unmold.